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    Pingding wins national plaudits for cultural protection

    2021-12-16

    The Jucheng Joint School in Pingding county – administered by Yangquan city – was recently included as the city's only representative in the third list of national primary and middle schools recognized for their inheritance of traditional Chinese culture, announced by the Ministry of Education.

  • Yangquan's cultural relic sites gain provincial recognition

    2021-11-16

    Yangquan recently had four cultural relics sites recognized as provincial cultural relics sites related to the history of the Communist Party of China.

  • Yangquan cultural relics listed for provincial protection

    2021-08-17

    Eight sites in Yangquan city were recently included on the sixth list of protected provincial cultural relics sites in North China's Shanxi province.

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    Jin Dynasty tomb murals discovered in rural Yangquan

    2021-06-24

    Archaeologists recently discovered seven complete murals on the walls of an ancient tomb in rural Yangquan

  • Over 2,000-yr-old wooden well unearthed in China's Shanxi

    2021-04-01

    An ancient nine-sided well, bearing a wooden structure, with a history of over 2,000 years was discovered in Shanxi province.

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    Yangquan Xiangta

    2020-12-18

    The Yangquan Xiangta was recently recognized as one of the top 10 Chinese stunts at the first National Vocational Skills Competition on Dec 13.

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    Shehuo Wujia of Yangquan city

    2020-10-16

    Shehuo Wujia is a popular folk performance that originated in Sanquan village of Yangquan city, Shanxi province.

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    Pingding Yu Festival

    2020-08-19

    The Pingding Yu Festival is a folk belief and folk customs event that evolved from an ancient sacrificial ceremony for rain into being a festival to pray for good luck and happiness.

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    Yangquan Yagu

    2020-06-04

    Yagu, a folk show popular in Yangquan city, is divided into two performance forms: one featuring talking, singing and dancing and the other highlighting team formations which showcase ancient war scenes.