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In Zuoquan county, near the city of Jinzhong, Shanxi province, there was a Li Youcai Clapper with Lyrics performing activity, on Feb 15, with many local grassroots artists taking part, and providing wonderful performances for everyone.
There were six Shehuo troupes altogether, consisting entirely of farmers from the Yanhu district of Yuncheng who came to the city’s Shun Imperial Tomb Square to provide gong and drum and yangko (rural folk dance) performances, on that day to help celebrate Spring Festival.
Lantern Festival is one of the many traditional Spring Festival customs that has to do with eating.
The exhibition opened on Feb 9, and will last for one week, as a way to show the province's cultural heritage – the Jiangzhou New Year’s wood-block print.
As the 2014 Lantern Festival approached, the Shanxi provincial literary federation and acrobat association, joined a Taiyuan association of many devotees of diabolo.
The 2014 Datong Lantern Festival, in the old city of Datong, Shanxi province, got off to a rousing start, on Feb 1.
There is a two-part English-Chinese video for promoting the old town of Pingyao, Shanxi province, being filmed by the International Chinese Network (ICN).
Well preserved government offices, banks, hotels and famous local food once attracted former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing, wishing to discover the "real" China.
There was a ceremony to announce the beginning of "Pingyao 2014 Chinese New Year", on Jan 23, on Yingxunmen Square, in the city of Pingyao, Shanxi province.
The polished lacquer ware of the city of Pingyao, Shanxi province has undergone some changes in recent years.