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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.

Guan Yu parade comes to a close on April 17

2013-04-18

The parade to celebrate Guan Yu and promote cross-Straits culture, which began on March 30, in Taiwan, has come to the end, with the closing ceremony taking place on April 17, at the Minglun Sansheng Palace, Taoyuan county, Taiwan.

Colored glaze dragon discovered in Shanxi’s Jinci Temple

2013-04-16

Eight colored-glaze dragons had been recently found at the top of the Sarira Living Tower, in the Jinci Temple, in Shanxi province, the largest extant group of old garden buildings in China

Classical old town uses innovation to help develop its tourism

2013-04-10

The old city of Pingyao, Shanxi province, has recently been improving its tourist business through cultural, more innovative activity, to attract people from both China and abroad.

Shanxi’s Pushou temple beginning 2013 applications

2013-04-10

The Pushou Temple, on Mount Wutai, Shanxi province, started its 2013 global application process recently, with its deadline on April 25, Chinanews.com reported on Monday.

Duiyundong Taoist Temple

2013-04-08

The Duiyundong Taoist Temple, located in Xia county, near the city of Yuncheng, Shanxi province, was first built during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).

Parade for Guan Yu statue in Taiwan

2013-04-03

There was a parade for the statue of Guan Yu that started on March 30, in Taiwan, to promote cross-Straits culture. The statue is from Haizhou of Yuncheng, Shanxi province, the home of Guan Yu.

Shanxi cultural heritage on display in Macao

2013-03-28

A major Shanxi production involving song and dance,“Beautiful Jinzong”,will be on stage of Macao, during the May Day holiday and this particular form of Shanxi cultural heritage is expected to wow the Macao audience with its local flavor from the middle of the province.

Famous Buddhist mountain to improve environment

2013-03-19

April will see the kick off of a project to improve environmental conditions on Mount Wutai, one of four sacred Buddhist mountains in China, the local government announced.

Oldest wooden pagoda has rain-proof revamp

2013-03-13

A rain-proof renovation on the Yingxian Pagoda, believed to be the world's oldest existing wooden pagoda, has been completed.

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