Shanxi Department of Culture signed an agreement with Poly Culture Group on Dec 9 to advance cooperation on boosting local culture and tourism.
Pingyao Chinese New Year, one of the cultural events of Pingyao county, will take place from Jan 20 to Feb 12, 2017.
A crafts training course started on Dec 2 at Shanxi University in Taiyuan, attracting 120 craftspeople from across Shanxi province.
A legal education event targeted at the Shanxi capital market was held in Taiyuan on Dec 4.
A conference promoting Shanxi tourism was held in Qingdao, a port city in Shandong province on Dec 6, as Shanxi continued its tourism promotion events across China.
A photography competition was initiated in Jincheng on Dec 6 to capture the beauty of Shanxi province.
Shanxi plans to build its provincial capital, Taiyuan, into a city with an events-based economy driven by meetings and expos and host more than 150 exhibitions each year by 2020.
Focusing on seeking economic development and boosting innovation in Shanxi, a summit on the economy took place at Shanxi University of Finance & Economics on Dec 3.
A new media development summit was held in Pingyao on Dec 3 to discuss the future development of new media in North China.
A Qitai yangko opera competition is currently underway in Shanxi province, seeking out the best singers and performers of the national intangible cultural heritage.