The Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu have maintained their artistic and historic character.
Villagers learned calligraphy and Chinese zither, and watched performances at the cultural practice station in Nanxue village of Qufu, East China's Shandong province on Nov 20.
The Zouping Lyu Opera Troupe in East China's Shandong province started their winter campaign to bring opera performances to the province's rural areas on Nov 14.
The drum music of southeastern Shandong is an important genre of music in the province.
With melodious traditional music and a solemn sacrificial ceremony at Confucius Temple, the fifth Public Confucianism Festival opened in grand style on Oct 31 in Qufu.
The Zaozhuang Cultural Industry Expo was held in grand style at the Taierzhuang ancient town from Oct 27 to 29, displaying China's rich traditional arts and culture, as well as creative trends from home and abroad.
Wednesday marks the traditional Double Ninth Festival in China. The festival is celebrated on the ninth day of the ninth month of the Chinese lunar calendar every year, thus deriving its name "Double Ninth".