As the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, approaches, Jinan's central business district (CBD), which is located in Lixia district, has launched many activities to create a festive atmosphere.
The Zigong lantern, which is an intangible cultural heritage item in China, is on display at Paradise Walk, a popular shopping mall in Jinan. Lanterns in different shapes, including phoenixes, dragons and the god of fortune, all have symbolic implications in Chinese culture and are being showcased at the mall for the first time. [Photo/WeChat account: lixiatoutiao]
The Jinan Acrobatic Troupe, a world-class acrobaric troupe, showcases its first performance in 2023 for Jinan residents at Paradise Walk. In addition to the jaw dropping stunts, the performers also joked around with viewers, making the experience more interactive. [Photo/WeChat account: lixiatoutiao]
Recently, a street market opens in the CBD. Various Chinese-inspired items, such as Lu Brocade and Black pottery, are on sale at the bustling market, which is crowded with locals. Shadow puppet shows are also on display. [Photo/WeChat account: lixiatoutiao]
An exhibition showcasing national geographical pictures opens on Dec 31, 2022, and lasts until April 16, at the Mixc. More than 100 stunning pictures are exhibited. [Photo/WeChat account: lixiatoutiao]