The city government of Weifang, Shandong province recently laid out a clear action plan regarding its four-city development initiative. The upgrading of conventional and cultural industries tops the agenda.
The 2017 China (Changle) International Gem Fair opened in grand style in Changle County of Weifang, East China's Shandong province on Oct 13, displaying various kinds of gold, silver and jade jewelry from home and abroad.
The event is designed to introduce the ancient art form to the younger generation and promote local cultural legacy.
To celebrate the upcoming 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, folk artists around China have made various handicrafts, such as paper-cuttings, egg engravings and gourd pyrography, themed around the event to showcase their talents.
A longhaired beauty, Zhao Jienan seems to match the image traditionally associated with a guzheng (Chinese zither) player.
The Weifang Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone was recognized as a national model for local-level traditional Chinese medicine services by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine this year.
Like many cities in China, Yantai's urban landmarks are its large shopping mall in Wanda Square and its largest skyscraper, Yantai Shimao No 1 The Harbor, which is home to a Hilton hotel.