Having fully experienced the turmoil of the turbulent early 20th century, renowned reformer and political thinker Kang Youwei chose to withdraw to the coastal city of Qingdao in Shandong province, to live out the rest of his life in peace.
With melodious traditional music and a solemn sacrificial ceremony at Confucius Temple, the fifth Public Confucianism Festival opened in grand style on Oct 31 Qufu, Shandong.
An exhibition on ancient teaching items has opened in the city of Qufu, the birthplace of ancient Chinese educator and philosopher Confucius.
The Zaozhuang Cultural Industry Expo was held in grand style at the Taierzhuang ancient town from Oct 27 to 29, displaying China's rich traditional arts and culture, as well as creative trends from home and abroad.
A special film and television festival aiming to promote traditional culture among juveniles and children came to an end on Oct 25 in Laoshan district of Qingdao, Shandong province.
The 2018 Yantai Folk Arts and Craft Expo came to an end at the Yantai International Expo Center on Oct 22.
Wednesday marks the traditional Double Ninth Festival in China. The festival is celebrated on the ninth day of the ninth month of the Chinese lunar calendar every year, thus deriving its name "Double Ninth".