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  • An artist's lifelong devotion to Chinese New Year paintings


    JINAN - A cherubic child holding a big fish, a giant tree bearing golden coins as fruit, or delicate woodblock paintings are all often hung at homes during the Chinese Lunar New Year. For many Chinese, bright-colored woodblock paintings, which are hung at almost every door, windows and walls for festival decorations, are quite time-limited. As soon as the parties come to an end, these print works are at once thrown away.

  • Jining seeks greater cultural, ideological progress


    Jining, the hometown of Confucius and Mencius – two well-known ancient Chinese philosophers -- has been sparing no efforts to boost its cultural and ideological progress as well as build itself into a model city.

  • Artisan makes flower cakes for Chinese New Year


    Making flower cake, or huagao, is a New Year tradition in the western region of Shandong province.

  • "Spring roosters" bring good luck for new year in China's Shandong


    With the approaching of Lichun, colorful "spring roosters" are sold in southern Shandong's villages, which are expected to bring good luck for children in a new year.

  • Delicate 'Jiaodong bobo' on display in Yantai


    An exhibition featuring "Jiaodong flower bobo", or steamed buns popular on the Jiaodong peninsula in Shandong province, is being held at Yantai's Culture Center from Jan 26 to Feb 12 to greet the upcoming Spring Festival.

  • New Year pictures made to cope with demand of festival market


    A folk artist dries New Year pictures off in Yangjiabu village of Hanting district in Weifang, East China's Shandong province, Jan 29, 2018, to cope with the demand of festival market.

  • Tomb raiders targeted to safeguard nation's precious cultural heritage


    Turning a corner near a cornfield in Dahan, a village in Tengzhou city, Shandong province, brings visitors to a stone monument bearing the words "Dahan Village Relics", alongside a 3-meter-deep pit that is part of a despoiled ancient tomb.