By April 12, 104 public libraries, 98 cultural centers, 147 museums, and 49 public art galleries had reopened in Shandong, according to a news conference held by the Information Office of the Shandong Provincial People's Government.
The fourth Shandong Culture and Tourism Consumption Season, which was originally scheduled to be held in July, will open this month instead in order to boost the culture and tourism sectors, which have been hit hard by the outbreak.
Provincial-level cultural venues reopened to the public on March 31 after being closed for almost two months due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
As the threat posed by the novel coronavirus in Shandong decreases, the province has begun making efforts to restore the temporarily paralyzed culture and tourism industry, with more scenic attractions and cultural institutions reopening and travel restrictions being loosened.
Artists in East China's Shandong province have created dozens of paintings depicting the fight against the novel coronavirus pneumonia.
Artists in Shandong have created a variety of works, including songs, paintings, sculptures, and photographs, that tell the stories of ordinary people from all walks of life fighting against the novel coronavirus epidemic.
With many people stuck at home with nothing to do amid the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, Shandong has decided to provide online tours of its scenic spots, museums and art galleries.