Cold Dew, the 17th solar term of the year, begins this year on Oct 8 and ends on Oct 23.At this time, temperatures are much lower and the dew is greater and colder and there will be less rain.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Autumn Equinox, (Chinese: 秋分), the 16th solar term of the year, begins this year on Sept 22 and ends on Oct 7.
Laizhou straw weaving, a traditional handcraft in Yantai, originated from the countryside of Shahe River.
A photography exhibition at the Yantai Fish Lantern Festival, which is a national intangible cultural heritage, opened at the Yantai Cultural Center on the morning of March 30.
Little New Year (Chinese: Xiaonian), usually a week before the lunar New Year, falls on Feb 1 this year. It is also known as the Festival of the Kitchen God, the deity who oversees the moral character of each household.
An exhibition featuring "Jiaodong flower bobo", or steamed buns popular on the Jiaodong peninsula in Shandong province, is being held at Yantai's Culture Center from Jan 26 to Feb 12 to greet the upcoming Spring Festival.