During the Spring Festival, Chinese people in many places like to paste paper-cuts on windows for decoration, which not only help foster a festive atmosphere, but also bring enjoyment to the people.
Lantern Festival falls on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month.
The Shanxi drama has a long history and is considered one of the original Chinese dramas.
Shehuo is a spontaneous traditional festive occasion for songs and dances during the Spring Festival.
Shangdang bayinhui music is found in many places in Jingcheng, southeast China's Shanxi Province. Bayinhui is used to describe a chuida (wind and percussion) band, an amateur group made up of locals.
Shanxi is the cradle of the Chinese drum. Hailed as the home of percussion, Jiangzhou has been a well-known drumming region since the early Tang Dynasty (618-907).
Weifeng gong and drum is a form of folk music that consists of an instrumental ensemble of drums, cymbals, gongs and small cymbals, and is characterized by simple, deep and powerful sounds.
Lying in the northwestern part of Shanxi province, Hequ is as sterile as any other place of the Loess Plateau.
A county of Shanxi Province, Zuoquan, like other places in the province, is famous for its unique ballad whose history can be traced back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD).
Shanxi folk woodcut paintings, based around Linfen in the southern part of the province, are popular among the people.