Straw plaiting, a special type of handicraft from Xinhe town, Pingdu city, Shandong province took the spotlight at the Jinan International Sister Cities Commodity Expo from Oct 15 to 17.
Cultural heritage protection plays a vital role in promoting urban sustainable development.
A group of foreign reporters representing 12 media agencies from countries including the United States, Russia and Japan got the chance to experience a number of intangible cultural heritage items in Jinan, Shandong province, on Sept 9.
Archaeologists identified a shipwreck off the coast of Weihai, Shandong province, as the Dingyuan, a famous battleship sunk during the Sino-Japanese War (1894-95).
A dazzling display of handicrafts and cultural creative products were displayed at a cultural fair held on Aug 18 by the Linyi Bookstore in Linyi, East China's Shandong province.
Chen Jie, a former housewife who is now the top phoenix crown maker in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, owns a business that makes 600,000 yuan in annual sales revenue.
To revive a long-lost tradition, the National Library of China has teamed up with the Confucius Museum to host a book-sharing conference in Qufu, Wang Ru reports.