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Ice and snow festival kicks off in Harbin - Chinadaily.com.cn
The 35th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival kicked off on Saturday in Harbin, capital city of northeastern China's Heilongjiang province.

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By Tian Xuefei and Zhou Huiying in Harbin | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-01-06 12:28

The 35th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival kicked off on Saturday in Harbin, capital city of northeastern China's Heilongjiang province.

An ice castle attracts tourists at the Harbin Ice and Snow World on Saturday. [Photo by Liu Yang for chinadaily.com.cn]

As part of the festivities, the Harbin Ice and Snow World, a 600,000-square-meter park, officially opened for the 20th consecutive year. The park is each winter built with ice rather than commonly used construction materials.

The Harbin Ice and Snow World, a 600,000-square-meter park made of ice, officially opened in Harbin city, northeastern China's Heilongjiang province, for the 20th consecutive year on Saturday as part of the 35th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival. The festival kicked off on the same day. [Photo by Liu Yang for chinadaily.com.cn]

In the park, tourists can appreciate famous traditional Chinese and Gothic architecture, along with a 45-meter-high tower, all built from ice.

The ice and snow festival will run till the end of February.

Tourists enjoy a firework display at the Harbin Ice and Snow World on Saturday. [Photo by Liu Yang for chinadaily.com.cn] A 45-meter- high tower has been sculpted from ice at the 20th Harbin Ice and Snow World, a 600,000-square-meter park in Harbin. [Photo by Liu Yang for chinadaily.com.cn] The Harbin Ice and Snow World, a 600,000-square-meter park made of ice, officially opened in Harbin city, northeastern China's Heilongjiang province, for the 20th consecutive year on Saturday as part of the 35th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival. The festival kicked off on the same day. [Photo by Liu Yang for chinadaily.com.cn] A visitor tries out an ice slide at the Harbin Ice and Snow World on Saturday. [Photo by Liu Yang for chinadaily.com.cn] Tourists pose for a photo at the Harbin Ice and Snow World on Saturday. [Photo by Liu Yang for chinadaily.com.cn] Tourists pose for a photo at the Harbin Ice and Snow World on Saturday. [Photo by Liu Yang for chinadaily.com.cn] Tourists pose for a photo at the Harbin Ice and Snow World on Saturday. [Photo by Liu Yang for chinadaily.com.cn] Related Stories World's largest ice and snow festival unveiled in Harbin Ice sculptors from 12 countries compete in Harbin Pictures of a new era 18-year-old receives lifetime supply of beer Photo Memorial remembers sacrifices of firefighters in Xichang Wuhan mourns compatriots who died of coronavirus IMAGES: Nation in mourning Epidemic prompts new approach to tomb-sweeping custom Wuhan airport geared up for reopening on April 8 Newborn baby, parents reunite after quarantine Xi: Collective efforts key to fighting virus Xi's trip to Zhejiang boosts confidence Latest COVID-19 cases in US top 300,000 Diagnosis & Treatment Protocol for COVID-19 Hong Kong urged to step up efforts in Basic Law education Xinjiang's anti-poverty steps achieving fruitful results Death toll from COVID-19 passes 60,000 worldwide: Johns Hopkins University Guangdong establishes anti-epidemic material export alliance State Council News China to roll out mix of fiscal, financial policies to vigorously meet challenges China to boost international air freight capacity to stabilize supply chains Exclusive Diagnosis & Treatment Protocol for COVID-19 Diagnosis & Treatment Protocol for COVID-19 Diagnosis & Treatment Protocol for COVID-19 Newsmaker TCM expert takes experience to front line Doctor's WeChat group offers encouragement Ten photos you don't wanna miss + Ten photos from across China: March 27 ' April 2 Special Coverage + Fighting COVID-19, the Chinese way Coronavirus pneumonia Top BACK TO THE TOP English ¸­ HOME CHINA WORLD BUSINESS LIFESTYLE CULTURE TRAVEL WATCHTHIS SPORTS OPINION REGIONAL FORUM NEWSPAPER China Daily PDF China Daily E-paper MOBILE Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site. License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

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