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A paper-cutting exhibition called "Dancing on paper" was held at Beijing Dance Academy on May 22, with the aim of showcasing this folk culture of Shanxi province.
Shanxi Museum was named the "2013 most innovative museum", during activities celebrating the "5.18 International Museum Day", held by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage and Shandong provincial government, in Jinan, capital of Shandong province.
The province of Shanxi was a hit at the 9th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair, as it received more than 300,000 visitors, and signed contracts worth more than 5 million yuan.
The 2013 creativity fair kicked off in Taiyuan University of Technology in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, May 17, 2013.
The Brick Carving of Qingxu county, Shanxi province, was selected as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2008, It is an integrated art form involving kilning, drawing and carving, with 12 procedures, and over 30 steps.
An exhibition focusing on100 ancient wall paintings from Shanxi, called "See the treasures from a new angle", is being held at the Art Gallery of Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), in Beijing.
A new project to boost tourism in the city of Pingyao, Shanxi province, "Leisure g tour in beautiful Shanxi", held an opening ceremony, on May 15, to announce that they will keep their promise to provide discount tickets and improve services and the environment at scenic spots.
The 1st Shanxi Cultural Industries Fair will be held in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, from June 29 to July 3, with the aim of upgrading cultural industries and also to enhance the regional cultural competitiveness and speed up the development of Shanxi province as a cultural center.
The 1st Shanxi Cultural Industry Fair will run June 29 to July 3, in Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province, with a theme "Cultural Shanxi, Beautiful Shanxi" and three parts – a cultural exhibition, cultural trade, and artistic performances on May 9.
Actors from Shanxi Province perform during the contest for the 26th Plum Blossom Prize, in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 8, 2013.