Harbin Facts

  • Harbin Ice Festival 2016 Dates

    The official opening date of the 32nd Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival (or shortly Harbin Ice Festival 2016) will be in the evening of January 5, 2016. Organized by China National Tourism Administration, Heilingjiang Provincial Government and Harbin Municipal Government, the event will last to the end of February, 2016. It will only have openi...

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  • Harbin Ice Festival Facts

    The Harbin Ice Festival is one of the world's four largest ice and snow festivals, along with Japan's Sapporo Snow Festival, Canada's Quebec City Winter Carnival, and Norway's Ski Festival. The below is a list of facts about the festival for your info. Official Name in China: China•Harbin International Ice and Snow FestivalTranslated Name in Wikipedia: Harbin...

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  • Harbin Ice Festival 2017 Dates

    The official opening date of the 33rd Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival (commonly known as Harbin Ice Festival) will be on January 5, 2017. Organized by Heilingjiang Provincial Government, Harbin Municipal Government and  China National Tourism Administration, the event will last to the end of February, 2017. The opening ceremony will...

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  • Songhua River

    The Songhua River (Chinese pinyin: Sōnghuā Jiāng) is the largest tributary of the Heilong River. It ranks the fifth longest river in China, runs about 1,897 kilometers long and covers a drainage area of 545,600 square kilometers. The source of the river is a crater lake called Heavenly Lake with an elevation of 2,189 meters at the top of the Changbai Mountain...

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  • Harbin International Beer Festival

    Harbin, the first Chinese city to brew beer, boasts a beer culture of more than 100 years, has the most profound beer culture in China. It also ranks among the cities with the highest average per capita beer consumption in the world. Harbin City first launched the annual international beer festival in 2002. Since then, the festival is annually celebrated...

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  • Harbin Fact Sheet

    Harbin is the capital and largest city of Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China, as well as the tenth most populated city in China. Located at 125° 42 - 130°10' East longitude and 44 °04 ' - 46 °40' North latitude, the city serves as a key political, economic, scientific, cultural and communications hub in Northeast China. Harbin is originally a Manchu...

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  • Origin and History of Harbin Ice Festival

    Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, shortly, Harbin Ice Festival was called and originated from local Harbiner traditional ice lantern show garden party (aka ice lantern fair) in winter. Its history can be dated back to last century. From 1978 to 1982, many tourists flocked to Harbin to see the ice lanterns, more and more local people began...

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  • Harbin Summer Music Concert of China

    Harbin Summer Music Concert of China, or Harbin Summer Music Festival is a national concert festival, which is held on August 6 every two years for a period of 10~11 days. The festival is sponsored by Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China and Harbin Municipal People's Government. During the concert, multiple evenings, concerts, races and cultural...

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