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Selected participants for '2016 Shanxi in the Eyes of Foreigners'
About 2,000 people, more than half of them from Taiwan, attended an annual memorial ceremony on Saturday for the Yan Emperor in what is thought to have been his hometown in Gaoping, Shanxi province.
Posthumous marriage is an ancient and popular custom in rural Shanxi, where the practice is often dictated by tradition, and many locals consult fortune tellers who say the family will be cursed if a family member dies unmarried.
A conference to discuss the creation of a World Wisdom Day was held at Mount Wutai.
Mr. Andrew Williams, president of Collabrium Capital, a well-known British financial enterprise, paid a visit with his wife on April 18 to Shanxi University.
Shanxi University achieved significant improvements during the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015), laying the foundations for the university to become a featured research university.
Pusading Temple, a renowned Tibetan Buddhist temple located at Mount Wutai, Shanxi province, hosted a grand ceremony on March 21.
Gu Street, located at Jiajia village, Fenyang city and featuring authentic folk customs of North China's Shanxi province, opened to the public on March 10.
Well known Chinese movie director and producer Jia Zhangke will build an arts center in his hometown, Fenyang, North China's Shanxi province.