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Shanxi Culture Industry Fair set to start in June

2013-05-10

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.

Contest for 26th Plum Blossom Prize held in Chengdu

2013-05-09

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.

Simply majestic

2013-05-09

According to a 200-year-old record, Chang Wanda, the manor's main designer, said he hoped people coming to the mansion could not only live here, but also work, read, study, meditate, recite poetry and see beautiful sights.

China eyes more protection of cultural relics

2013-05-08

Reviewed by more than 130 experts, the newly added sites, scattered around Shanxi, Henan, Hunan, Hebei and Jiangsu provinces, contain 795 pieces of ancient architecture and 516 ancient ruins as well as stone inscriptions and outstanding modern architectures.

Drum Carriage race with Xiangfen style and characteristics

2013-04-27

The 6th Weicun Drum Carriage Culture Festival began on April 25, in the village of Weicun, near the city of Linfen, Shanxi province. The activity is a combination of drum carriage and drumming, rhythm, and sports and a show of local folk culture.

Taiyuan's Ming Dynasty peonies in full bloom

2013-04-26

The famous “Zixiaxian” peonies dating back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) at the Double-tower Temple, in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, have burst into bloom.

Shanxi holds painting and calligraphy charity donation

2013-04-24

There was a charity auction of paintings and calligraphy, in Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province, on April 23, to raise money for the victims of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake, in Ya’an, Sichuan province, with more than 100 painters and calligraphers donating their work.

Tu Xiangdong creates 'calm and elegant' calligraphy

2013-04-24

A born artist, Tu Xiangdong presents the beauty of Chinese culture through calligraphy using his skilled techniques and aesthetic sense.

Shanxi spending big on renovation of Pingyao’s old city wall

2013-04-22

Authorities in Shanxi province say that more than 15 million yuan will be put into renovation work on the city walls of Pingyao, a classical town known for its heritage and tourism.

Pingyao International Photography Festival to open on Sept 19

2013-04-18

The 13th Pingyao International Photography Festival, which will start on Sept 19, 2013, in Pingyao ancient town of Shanxi province, had its opening ceremony in the Diesel Engine Plant Exhibition Area, on April 17.

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