China’s Ice City Festival Begins

The 29th Annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival… , one of the world’s largest, officially opened January 5.  It will and lasts for a month.

The international  roster of sculptors who illuminate their creations with multicolored lights encased in the translucent ice draws around 800,000 visitor from across China and overseas each year.

The sculptures and buildings are built from ice blocks cut from the frozen surface of the nearby Songhua river.

Harbin, is one of China’s coldest cities, located in the northeast province of Heilongjiang, where the mercury in January often creeps below minus four degrees Fahrenheit.

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