The traditional Chinese Longtaitou Festival falls on the second day of the second lunar month every year.
"Watching folk opera in Jinxiang" activity was launched in Jinxiang County, Shandong province, on March 1.
A traditional music performance took place in Tai'an city, Shandong province on Feb 19.
A new television series celebrating stories of China, this week featuring Qufu City, Shandong province, has started showing on BBC Two.
Shandong province invested a total of 38.5 billion yuan ($5.85 billion) in the construction of public cultural facilities during the 12th Five-year Plan (2011-15).
A 90-minute documentary about Confucius was screened on China Central Television (CCTV) on Jan 1.
A grand memorial ceremony for the ancient Chinese thinker Mencius (372 BC-289 BC) was held in Zoucheng county, Shandong province, on Dec 22.