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.
China's 24 Solar Terms was added to UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage on Nov 30, helped by the creative illustrations of a Zhanjiang artist.
13 operas troupes performed 24 original plays at Zhanjiang Theatre in western Guangdong province from Nov 15 to 17.
Nestled among the high-rise blocks lining Tai'an Street in Zhanjiang's Chikan district, there is one building that stands out: a two-floor European-style villa.
Zhanjiang's importance on the Maritime Silk Road has been recognized in the most important historical landmarks in Guangdong.
A team of martial arts experts traveled in India from Sept 30 to Oct 3, to promote friendship between the two countries.