Martial ArtsLearn about the Martial Arts of Shandong. Visit the attractions listed below.
Built in 1903, this former German governor’s residence was constructed in the style of a German palace. The mansion is one of Qingdao’s best examples of concession-era architecture, with 30 guest rooms each owning a unique fireplace and Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) style. The building was so lavish that the indulgent governor was said to be immediately fired when German Emperor and King of Prussia Kaiser Wilhelm II saw the final invoice.
Brush up on your Kung Fu skills. Do not miss the “Doggie Boy” (Gouwa) performance of Songjiang Martial Art School in Yuncheng.
Students of Doggie Boy Performance Art Group, who tour the world from time to time to perform martial arts. It is the best martial art troop in all of China. Half of them are only in the freshman class of the elite China University of Sports from the Songjiang Martial Art School. Often, these national champions are taken for granted.
Meet with more than 20 national champions and watch their performance that was performed at the opening ceremony of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The school is right next to the Water Margin Cultural City.
Re-enactments of a heroic battles against the Japanese by the joint hands of the Communist and Nationalist army are acted out here at the memorial as one of the shows.
Founded in 1954, the Shandong Musuem in Jinan is the primary museum of Shandong and the largest provincial museum in China. It is located minutes away Jinan’s high speed train station in Xicheng District making it easy for tourist. It houses over 210,000 historical collectables and artifacts. Although many local treasures were moved to Beijing’s National Historical Museum, you can still be surprised by Shandong Museum’s collection. Highlights include relics from the Neolithic Dawenkou and Longshan cultures, and items from across all dynasties…
Organized by the European Union Youth Orchestra Music Festival Alliance, this music festival has now become an annual event attracting youths all over the world to Qingdao. It has now become the world’s largest youth symphonic orchestra extravaganza.
Walnut shell carving is a collectable item that is often in high demand for noble men, and even Emperors. You can certainly see them at Beijing’s Forbidden City; but to see the carvings in action, Wu Village Walnut festival is a stop that you cannot miss.