The former residence of Wang Lumen will reopen to the public with a new Grand Canal salt merchant cultural exhibition hall in early June this year.
A museum exploring salt transportation in ancient China officially opened to the public in Yizheng on May 17.
A special talent show was held in Yangzhou, East China's Jiangsu province on May 4 to celebrate the opening of the International Canal City Culture and Tourism Exhibition.
The youth edition of Peony Pavilion, a celebrated Kunqu Opera play, was staged at Slender West Lake in Yangzhou, East China's Jiangsu province on April 28.
As a teenager Zhao Yishen loved to read ancient Chinese books in the library, and the curiosity of how the books were made led him to get a job at the Guangling Guji ancient books woodblock printing studio in Yangzhou.