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Registration for the 19th National Snow Sculpture Competition

The 25th Sun Island Snow Sculpture Expo Organizing Committee announced that registration for the 19th National Snow Sculpture Competition begins today (Nov. 27th) and ends on Dec. 10th. This year's competition sets "Snow World, Snow Dream" as its theme, with a total of 20 groups of works to be created, each of which will be completed on a 3 m ×3 m ×3 m snow blank. After the registration is over, a judging committee consisting of ice and snow art experts will conduct...

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The 15th China Heilongjiang International Skiing Festival Open On Dec. 12th

The 15th China Heilongjiang International Skiing Festival sponsored by the National Tourism Administration and Heilongjiang Provincial People's Government and organized by the Heilongjiang Tourism Bureau will open on December 12th. During this year's ice and snow season, 140 colorful and stimulating ice and snow tourism activities will be held in Heilongjiang Province.This year's skiing festival, with "Beautiful New Snow Season in Heilongjiang, Sino-Russian Culture &...

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The 13th Heilongjiang Snow Sculpture Competition to Be Held from Dec. 7th to 10th

The 25th Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo Organizing Committee announced that registration for the first event of this winter's snow sculpture expo, the 13th Heilongjiang Snow Sculpture Competition begins on Nov.15th and ends on Nov. 28th. This year's competition sets "Snow World, Snow Dream" as its theme, and will be held on Sun Island from Dec. 7th to 10th. Each participating team will consist of not more than three participants. The snow blank for...

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2013 Harbin Ice Festival was Promoted in Xiamen

The Harbin Tourism Administration had promoted Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Xiamen City in last week. They hope to attract more local tourists to see the 2013 Harbin ice festival.Being a megalopolis with the highest latitude in China, Harbin has a long period of snow. Its large quantities of snow is of good quality and perfect for skiing and making ice and snow sculptures. Harbin and its surrounding area have more them 40 ski resorts, which are suitable for differ...

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What to See The Yellow Mountain in Winter

The Yellow Mountain (aka Huangshan Mountain) in winter is as beautiful as a fairy tale world. Though the spectacular snowscapes are seen all the year round, the magnificent mountain blanketed with snow in winter will enable tourists the unique experience of visiting a different Yellow Mountain. The Yellow Mountain is an ideal destination for your winter tour. The snow-covered peaks and trees, seas of clouds, amazing sunrises, full-circle rainbows and thermal springs combine for...

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Ice City of China

Located in the northeast of China, the shape of Heilongjiang Province of the map looks like a flying swan. Harbin , the capital city of Province of Heilongjiang, is a pearl under the neck of the swan. The city is famous both for its architectural style and natural beauty. The Songhua River, like a colorful belt, winds gently through the northern city with huge dams and flush trees on both sides. The Sun Island is like a sparkling jewel carved on the north bank. The Flood Control...

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Spinning Top on the Ice

Have you ever played spinning top (also call top or spintop) on the ice? If you visit Harbin in winter you will have opportunity to play this special toy in the parks, the squares or on the Frozen Songhua River. In Harbin, the locals call this toy bīng gá (ice spinning top)because it is played on the ice. Since 1993, Harbin have yearly held ice spinning top contests for schoolchildren. The sponsor not only set the ranking prize by the length of spinning time, but also set the...

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Date of Harbin Ice and Snow Festival 2013

Source from Harbin Tourism Administration, the official opening date of the 2013 Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival will be fixed on January 5, 2013. Nevertheless, the local people may begin to celebrate the festival in Dec. 2012 by taking part in all kinds of winter activities, sports, or ice and snow sculpture competitions.The opening ceremony of the 2013 ice and snow festival will be held in Harbin International Conference Exhibition and Sports Center in Jan...

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