Solar terms first mapped out 4,000 years ago
The establishment of 24 solar terms, used by Chinese people in both ancient and modern times to guide farming activities, was recognized as an intangible cultural heritage item by UNESCO in 2016.
Shanxi excavates tombs of Shang Dynasty nobles
Archaeologists recently discovered two tombs from the Shang Dynasty (c.16th century-11th century BC) in the city of Lyuliang.
Southwestern Shanxi discovers relics of Yangshao culture
Archaeologists discovered Yangshao cultural remains at the Xiaowang Site in Linfen in North China's Shanxi province.
Tiger toys winning fans from across the world
When Spring Festival was celebrated earlier this month, cloth tiger toys produced in the Shanxi county of Licheng were sought-after nationwide, this year being the Year of the Tiger.
Activities reflect vibrant local traditions
The Spring Festival period is the most enjoyable time for residents in Shanxi, thanks to the rich variety of folk activities.
Over 400 ancient tombs excavated in Shuozhou
Archeologists have excavated over 400 tombs from the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770-256 BC) to the Han Dynasty (206 BC–AD 220) in Shanxi province.
2021 major archaeological discoveries in Shanxi
Major 2021 archaeological discoveries in Shanxi were unveiled on Jan 11.