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The special use of body paint makes models look as though they've stepped straight out of the paintings on show in an exhibition held in Taiyuan in Shanxi province recently.
Many Shanxi residents, young and old, cooked and ate dumplings on Dec 21, the first day of the Winter Solstice which will end on Jan 4.
A development forum of Shanxi organizations for agricultural cooperation targeted at local agricultural cooperatives took place on Dec 18 in Taiyuan.
A production unit from China Central Television (CCTV) has recently toured Pingyao county to collect materials for its program.
In Shanxi province, where local merchants promote a thriving tea trade, a tea culture society was established on Dec 18 in Taiyuan.
“Shanxi hospital registration”, an online platform for booking consultations, initiated a medical care event along with six top local hospitals from Dec 16 to 21.
Wang Liangzhen begins by tying a knot around the mule's neck and binding its four legs with a rope, clamping its upper lip with a pair of pliers. Then he starts to work on its feet. Wang is a farrier - a pedicurist, of sorts, whose clients are horses, mules, donkeys and sheep.
Qufu Confucius Culture Academy opened a new branch in Jinzhong on Dec 15, furthering the dissemination of Confucianism in Shanxi province.
The second National Youth Games will take place in Shanxi during 2019, according to a press conference held by Shanxi authorities on Dec 14.
A lantern show will take place each night from Jan 20 to Feb 19 in Datong, lighting the ancient city with various lamps during the Spring Festival holiday.