The lion dance has a long history, especially in Zhanjiang, a city in Guangdong province in South China.
Along the Leizhou Peninsula in Zhanjiang, a dragon dance has been performed by local men and children for more than 300 years.
The works of Zhanjiang painter Lin Dihuan were featured on China Central Television's (CCTV) "Chinese Poetry Congress", broadcast from Jan 29 to Feb 9.
For over four decades, the people of Potou village in Zhanjiang have been entertained by a trio of brothers who have dedicated their lives to bringing history to life through their unique puppet shows.
An exhibition filled with nostalgia from the golden age of the silver screen was opened at Xuwen Museum in Zhanjiang on Jan 17, giving visitors a look back at old-style film projectors.
A mass calligraphy event was held at the Shao Lin School in Zhanjiang on Jan 1, to celebrate the New Year in a series of delicate strokes.
A song created by a writer from Zhanjiang celebrating the 400-year-old tradition of dragon dance has been named as one of the top 10 village ballads in China.
A range of finely composed symposiums were performed at the fifth Cantonese Opera Cultural Art Festival held in Zhanjiang's county-level city Wuchuan from Dec 15 to 19.