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  • Yantai paper-cut artist supports fight against virus


    Yi Peijuan, a 64-year-old practitioner of Yantai paper-cutting art, created a series of artworks to support China's fight against the novel coronavirus pneumonia and thank medical workers on the frontlines.

  • May Kitchen God give a good report


    Little New Year (Chinese: Xiaonian), usually a week before the lunar New Year, falls on Jan 17 this year. It is also known as the Festival of the Kitchen God, the deity who oversees the moral character of each household.

  • Shandong to celebrate intangible cultural heritage month


    Nearly 700 cultural and art-related activities highlighting Shandong's rich intangible cultural heritage will be held from Jan 17 to Feb 24, the province's fifth intangible cultural heritage month.

  • Shandong to open at least 20 heritage parks by 2025


    East China's Shandong province will open at least 20 heritage parks to the public by 2025 in a bid to strengthen protection and utilization of local cultural relics.

  • Explore New Year festivities in Taierzhuang ancient town


    Taierzhuang ancient town in East China's Shandong province is feeling rather festive in the run-up to the Spring Festival, as a series of lively activities and folk culture shows are being staged.

  • Center provides hands-on experience


    When Wang Jing, a 41-year-old mother of two girls, described their July study tour in Qufu, the birthplace of Confucius in Shandong province, she said they reaped far more than expected.

  • A sage for his own time and beyond


    Confucius (551-479 BC), lived in the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC). At a time when Plato and Aristotle were spreading philosophies on ethics in the Western world, Confucius was having a major impact on the social, political and philosophical structure of China.