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  • Hiking on picturesque Mount Tai

    2017-05-11

    Enthusiastic walkers in their thousands flocked to the Taohua (peach blossom) Valley Scenic Spot on Mount Tai on May 6 to join in brisk annual early-summer hiking on the magnificent mountain.

  • Painter gives traditional art a fresh look

    2017-05-11

    Guo Zhiguang, 75 and from Shandong province, has dedicated himself to flower-and-bird painting in a carefree xieyi style for decades. His current exhibition, titled Northern Style, Southern Charm, shows dozens of his works at the National Museum of China through May 17.

  • Shandong intangible cultural heritage classroom: color your own clay sculptures

    2017-05-10

    The tenth class of the Shandong intangible culture heritage classroom, led by Nie Chenxi, the 21th-generation provincial inheritor of Niejiazhuang clay sculpture, opened on May 6 at the Shandong Provincial Culture Center in Jinan, capital of Shandong province.

  • Tai'an ready to welcome world's top photographers

    2017-05-10

    More than 300 masters of photography from more than 90 countries will visit Tai'an on Aug 9 and 10 be part of this year's FIAP (International Federation of Photographic Art) Photo Meeting.

  • Qingdao erhu lovers trace instrument's origins in Wuxi

    2017-05-07

    More than 30 erhu players from Qingdao, Shandong province went on a trip to Wuxi to explore the cultural roots of the traditional Chinese two-stringed fiddle.

  • Paintings from Palace Museum showcase beauty of spring

    2017-05-05

    Spring is a season where the grasses thrive and birds chirp, and people enjoy the outdoors, embracing their natural surroundings, appreciating its beauty.

  • Culture Insider: How ancient Chinese welcomed youth into adulthood

    2017-05-04

    National Youth Day, a holiday established by the government in December 1949, is celebrated on May 4 every year. The definition of youth, however, varies from nation to nation. In China, for instance, adulthood for both men and women starts at the age of 18.