The 29th International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is to open in Harbin on Jan 5, 2013. It will be cosponsored by National Tourism Administration, Heilongjiang Provincial Government and Harbin Municipal Government. The festival sets "City of Ice and Snow·Festal Heaven and Earth" as its theme. By the time, the city will hold more than 100 activites related to ice and snow culture, ice and snow tourism, ice and snow sports, ice and snow trade. On the opening day, all districts of the city will organize wonderful public performances, all the ski fields are free to the public, Songhua River Ice and Snow Paradise and Ice & Snow Happy Valley are open to the public. At 19:00, Harbin Ice and Snow World will be officially open.