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  • Make time for Dongyue Temple Fair, the annual folk festival

    2017-04-11

    The annual folk festival -- Dongyue Temple Fair -- is in full swing on sacred Mount Tai in Tai'an city, Shandong province, with an array of vibrant artistic performances, exhibitions and custom shows to take place during the six-day pageant.

  • Exhibition of Taohuawu woodcuts opens at Shandong Art Museum

    2017-04-10

    Shandong residents can glimpse Suzhou's glorious past through a special exhibition of the city's ancient Taohuawu woodcut prints unveiled on April 6 at the Shandong Art Museum in Jinan, capital of Shandong province.

  • Reviving traditional Chinese archery

    2017-04-10

    If you had been at Daming Lake, a major scenic spot in Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong province, on April 2, then you may have come across an unusual sight - several people dressed in Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220) costumes firing bows and arrows by the lakeside.

  • Shandong looks ahead in cultural inheritance

    2017-04-06

    It is the sixth year of Shandong province's implementation of its "culture benefiting the masses" campaign. This year the province will roll out 13 related activities and projects with a promotional budget of 405 million yuan ($58.82 million).

  • Qingming Festival marked in Chinese paintings

    2017-04-02

    The Qingming Festival dates back to the Zhou Dynasty (c. 11th century-256 BC) and many painters in history have left many works portraying the traditional event. Let's take a look.

  • Fishermen mark sea ritual in E China's Shandong

    2017-03-17

    Locals celebrate Tianheng Sea Ritual in Huanglongzhuang village in Tianheng township of Jimo city, East China's Shandong province, March 16, 2017.

  • A glimpse of women's makeup in ancient China

    2017-03-08

    Cultural relics unearthed in ancient tombs in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region reveal women's makeup in ancient times.