Appliances like electric rice cookers, microwaves, and electric kettles, make it easy for people to keep food warm and enjoy a comfortable winter. So how did Chinese people in ancient times cope in winter without these mod cons?
The opening ceremony of the College of Literature and Journalism of Ludong University, jointly sponsored by Ludong University and the Yantai publicity department, was held on Nov 4 in Yantai, Shandong province.
A Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) English textbook shows how people in the 19th century learned English pronunciation. Daily oral English phrases, such as "Tomorrow I will give you an answer" and "Less one half of your price" are seen in the antique book.
The "Prospect for Source of Beauty—Chinese Landscape Painting Exhibition of Wei Dezhang" was inaugurated on Oct 29 at the Shandong Provincial Cultural Center in Jinan.
The Ministry of Culture and the Shandong provincial government signed an agreement to jointly build the Belgrade China Cultural Center on Oct 31 in Jinan, capital of Shandong province.
An exhibition of Shandong culture was held recently in Linz, capital city of the state of Upper Austria, as a major event celebrating the 20th anniversary of friendly relations between Shandong province and Upper Austria.