Overview of Yantai
Updated : 2015-03-31
History and culture
|Foreign building in Yantai [Photo by Wang Qian]|
Yantai enjoys a long history and splendid culture. Local people are confident and open minded. They have created a fascinating culture and art through their wisdom and hard work. Yantai is well known as the "Home of Peking Opera" and "Home of Athletics". Programs, such as Legend of Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea, have been named as National Intangible Cultural Heritages. The local Haiyang Yangko Dance was performed at the opening ceremony of the 29th Olympic Games in Bird's Nest Stadium.