The opening ceremony for Shandong intangible cultural heritage celebration month was kicked off on Jan 18 at Lishan Theater in the province's capital city of Jinan.
The Shandong Bangzi opera Paohanchuan has gained popularity in Beijing after its performance at the 2017 New Year's Gala of Opera on Dec 30, 2016.
January and February will prove another two culturally rich months in Shandong province.
Shandong Bangzi (Wooden Clapper Opera) is popular in the southwestern cities and rural areas of Shandong province.
A seminar discussing the future of Liuzi Opera was held on Dec 2.
Shandong Lv Opera Theater staged a few of their classic works at Shandong Normal University (SDNU) on Oct 31.
Two works submitted by Shandong province have qualified for the 17th Galaxy Award finals, which will be selected during the 11th China Art Festival held from Oct 15 to 31 in Shaanxi province.