As temperatures fall across China, the northeastern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China is gearing up for the 27th internationally acclaimed Ice and Snow Festival. Harbin Ice Festival provides the visitors each year a whole new world of ice and snow. The 27th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival begin from January 5, 2011 and last for over one month.
Harbin Ice and Snow World, one of the major venues for the 26th International Ice and Snow Festival, officially opens on January 5, 2010. The park features many large ice and snow sculptures based on landmarks from countries around the world. The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival has been held since 1963. It had been interrupted for a number of years during the Cultural Revolution until it [ Read More ]