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  • A brief history of China's dragon paintings

    2017-03-28

    Since ancient times, the dragon has been a symbol of imperial power, and its image portrayed in many paintings, as well as on bronze wares, copper mirrors, jade wares, porcelain and stone carvings.

  • Making a living with fine-feathered friends

    2017-03-27

    Accompanied by his 12 cormorants in a small boat, Song Shuzhi set out in the early morning light to fish in Mata Lake, Huantai county in East China's Shandong province.

  • Mencius Research Institute to work with SDETC on traditional culture promotion

    2017-03-24

    The Chinese Mencius Research Institute inked a strategic cooperation agreement with the Shandong Education Television Station (SDETV) on March 23 in Zoucheng county, the birthplace of the ancient Chinese philosopher Mencius, to work together to carry forward traditional culture.

  • Devoted son cares for forgetful mother

    2017-03-24

    The 29-year-old from Beishangzhuang village in Rizhao, Shandong province, helps her search for his older brother, who left home in 2006 and never returned.

  • Shandong intangible cultural heritage classroom: Mount Tai shadow puppet play

    2017-03-23

    The first class of the Shandong intangible cultural heritage classroom, led by Fan Zheng'an, a national inheritor of Mount Tai shadow puppet play, opened on March 4 at the Shandong Provincial Cultural Center in Jinan.

  • Culture Insider: Admiring flowers in ancient times

    2017-03-21

    People are taking spring outings to admire the flowers. While, our first thought when we see beautiful flowers is to take photos and post them on social media platforms, ancient people in China had their own ways of admiring flowers.

  • Traditional opera reaches out to younger generation

    2017-03-20

    There are wonderful implications for the future of time-honored Shandong Bangzi (Wooden Clapper Opera), a Tai'an-rooted folk art as well as a national intangible cultural heritage, arising from its being used in local primary and secondary schools.