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  • China observes 2,566th anniversary of Confucius's birth


    Ceremonies were held in a number of Chinese cities on Monday to celebrate the 2,566th anniversary of the birth of ancient Chinese sage and educator Confucius.

  • Over 150 scholars attend Confucianism meeting


    The 7th World Confucianism Meeting concluded on Tuesday in Qufu city, in east China’s Shandong province, the hometown of the most honored ancient philosopher.

  • 2,600 historians from 90 countries come together in Shandong


    More than 2,600 historians from 90 countries and regions came together for the 22nd International Congress of Historical Sciences (ICHS) which kicked off in Jinan, capital of Shandong province, on Sunday.

  • Province a birthplace of Chinese civilization


    Shandong gets its name because it is located to the east, or dong in Mandarin, of Taihangshan - the Taihang Mountains. It became an administrative region in 1168 AD and was named a province in the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

  • Liangshan Kungfu going abroad


    Four years ago, youth from all over the country visited Liangshan county in East China’s Shandong province to learn the provincial intangible cultural heritage of Liangshan kungfu.

  • Children learn Lu Opera in Dongying


    The city of Dongying, East China’s Shandong province, is promoting Lu Opera recently with such measures as “Lu Opera goes into classrooms”.

  • The Auspicious Rite of Beam-Placing


    It is a saying in China that people should have a stable residence before they can devote themselves to work and develop their career.