Local residents in Yantai buy festive scrolls ahead of the Spring Festival.
Winter solstice, which falls on Dec 22 this year, is the day when the sun hits the Tropic of Cancer.
Tasty rice dumplings with local variations in fillings have been a tradition of China's Dragon Boat Festival for centuries.
Grain Rain starts on April 20 and ends on May 4.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Awakening of Insects (Chinese: 惊蛰) falls on March 5 and ends on March 19 this year.
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.