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  • Records of Confucius' descendants published


    A set of official records related to Confucius' descendants who lived during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) were published on Monday in Qufu, Shandong province.

  • City's flourishing calligraphy says it with style


    The magical, even mystical world of Chinese calligraphy - the art of converting Chinese characters, which are three millennia old, into expressive images using responsive rice paper and the pressure of a tapered brush - had a seminal moment at a global event recently.

  • Kang Youwei's path toward peace and tranquility ended in Qingdao


    Having fully experienced the turmoil of the turbulent early 20th century, renowned reformer and political thinker Kang Youwei chose to withdraw to the coastal city of Qingdao in Shandong province, to live out the rest of his life in peace.

  • Confucianism festival kicks off in Qufu


    With melodious traditional music and a solemn sacrificial ceremony at Confucius Temple, the fifth Public Confucianism Festival opened in grand style on Oct 31 Qufu, Shandong.

  • Teaching-related relics on display in Confucius' birthplace


    An exhibition on ancient teaching items has opened in the city of Qufu, the birthplace of ancient Chinese educator and philosopher Confucius.

  • Cultural expo dazzles Taierzhuang ancient town


    The Zaozhuang Cultural Industry Expo was held in grand style at the Taierzhuang ancient town from Oct 27 to 29, displaying China's rich traditional arts and culture, as well as creative trends from home and abroad.

  • Showbiz gala promotes traditional culture among youth


    A special film and television festival aiming to promote traditional culture among juveniles and children came to an end on Oct 25 in Laoshan district of Qingdao, Shandong province.