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  • Making a song and dance about the sage

    2017-02-08

    Beating out a rapid rhythm with a pair of bamboo clappers, Kong Fanxi spoke quickly as he related a Confucian story in the dialect used by residents of Qufu, a city in Shandong province that is famous as the birthplace of Confucius.

  • Memories of famous son live on at home

    2017-02-08

    Seeing is believing. Two things that happened at Qufu East railway station during my recent visit to Qufu, Shandong province, impressed upon me how deeply the city and its people have been influenced by the teachings of Confucius, the city's best-known son and China's most-famous ancient sage.

  • Ancient teachings aid modern lifestyles

    2017-02-08

    Two years ago, a 50-square-meter room in Sandefan village of Jinan, the capital city of East China's Shandong province, was rarely visited by local residents.

  • Roosters in Western paintings

    2017-02-08

    According to the Chinese lunar calendar, this year is the Year of Rooster. The rooster is a common animal and has appeared in many paintings. It is not only depicted by many Chinese painters, but also emerges in Western artwork. Let's take a look at roosters in Western art.

  • Qingdao folk fair gains popularity on opening day

    2017-02-07

    Known as the first fair in the coastal city of Qingdao, the much-anticipated Qingdao Turnip, Yuanxiao and Tangqiu Fair kicked off on Feb 5 .

  • Chinese New Year celebrations held in Tanzania

    2017-02-07

    Festive Chinese music and dances, acrobatics, magic shows and martial arts performances from the Jinan Art Troupe delivered a wonderful New Year's greeting to the people of Tanzania at the the 2017 Happy Chinese New Year Gala on Jan 21.

  • Jinan artists take Chinese New Year show to Equatorial Guinea

    2017-02-07

    The Malabo Cultural Center of Equatorial Guinea was full of festivity as a group of artists from Jinan Art Troupe in East China's Shandong province put on a spectacular Chinese New Year gala on Jan 24 to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year.