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.
Shanxi people make handicrafts to celebrate the coming New Year's holiday.
Hanergy, a multinational clean energy company, will build a mobile energy industrial park in Taiyuan, as Shanxi authorities and the company signed an agreement on Dec 13 in Beijing.
Foreign trade in Shanxi province between January and December this year hit 100.59 billion yuan ($14.57 billion), exceeding 100 billion yuan for the first time.
An ecotourism resort and a cultural experience center will be built in Pingyao, according to two agreements signed on Dec 9 in the county.
Pei Xingru, an 18-year-old Shanxi woman, won a wrestling world championship in Budapest held from Dec 10 to 11.
The North China leopard, an endangered species in China, has been under protection in Shanxi for years with the help of Chinese Felid Conservation Alliance.
A coal mine owner in Jinzhong, Shanxi province put hundreds of millions of RMB toward a 100,000-square-meter indoor garden, which is completely protected from the outside environment and full of fresh air.
Shanxi launches a series of charity activities for local children to keep them warm in winter.
Young trainees from Laos study dance at Shanxi Drama Vocational College in a Shanxi-Laos learning exchange program from Dec 1 to Jan 15.