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  • A Hanfu enthusiast in modern Qingdao

    2017-02-23

    Dressing up in Hanfu is a new cosplay craze that has been sweeping across the country in recent years as people's itch for traditional Chinese culture has recovered.

  • Shandong man holds on to ancient art form

    2017-02-23

    With his rough yet deft hands, Lang Xiucai in Langzhuang village of Liaocheng, Shandong province, has created a variety of dough sculptures. Yet facing his creations, the villager, now in his 80s, looks downcast.

  • Tai'an traditional New Year's woodprints

    2017-02-14

    New Year's pictures are often used as decorations during the Spring Festival and once could be regularly seen throughout China.

  • Tangyuan and mahjong: Wrapping fun in food

    2017-02-10

    Tangyuan, a kind of round and sweet dumpling made of glutinous rice flour, is a festive food for the Lantern Festival which falls on Saturday this year. A local in eastern Liaocheng city creatively made mahjong-shaped Tangyuan, exciting Chinese net users recently.

  • Photos from Yantai Yuhuangding Temple Fair

    2017-02-09

    The grand six-day Yantai Yuhuangding Temple Fair ended on Feb 6, lowering the curtain on the coastal city's annual Spring Festival event.

  • Confucius Museum to be opened in Shandong

    2017-02-09

    The Confucius Museum in Qufu, Shandong province - the birthplace of China's most famous sage - will be opened in the second half of this year, a local official said on Wednesday, describing it as the country's first comprehensive museum to focus on Confucius (551-479 BC) and his ideology.

  • 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.