The 1st Changling Lake International Ice and Snow Sculpture Artistic Creativity Competition opens on Harbin Changling Lake on December 16, 2020. The competition is sponsored by District Committee of Daoli District and Daoli District Government, and undertaken by Changling Lake Eco-tourism Development Corporation and Heilongjiang Culture & Tourism Administration Corp. 40 teams from home and abroad participate the competition.
Changling Lake is an artificial lake located in western Harbin. The area originally was a piece of low wetland, in 1958 it was planned to make it a reservoir, but later it was developed into a fishery. Its original name was Xinfa Fishery. It was renamed as Changling Lake in 1964. The lake is about 5 kilometers away from Harbin downtown area.