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Harbin Ice & Snow World 2017 is Under Construction

Workers collected ice from Songhua River to prepare for building the 18th Ice and Snow World in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Dec 5, 2016.A pig head was offered in sacrifice before the workers collected the ice from Songhua River.Workers collected ice from Songhua RiverFarmers harvest ice on a section of the Songhua River in Harbin. Hundreds of farmers living near the cities come to harvest ice for around 20 days every winter and earn about 200...

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The 32nd Harbin Ice Festival will Open on January 5th

The 32nd Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival will officially open on January 5th, 2016. The festival will have the "Pearl in the Crown of Ice and Snow" as its theme and will include five different categories of more than 100 events.Tourism: three theme parks of the festival will include the 17th Ice and Snow World, the 28th Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo, and the 42nd Ice Lantern Fair.Economy and Trade: the government will hold Harbin...

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2016 Harbin Ice and Snow World Had a Trial Run

The 2016 Harbin Ice and Snow World had its trial run on Dec. 22. The park covers an area of 800,000 square meters and uses 330,000 cubic of ice and snow. It is divided into four separate areas, comprising of the Ice Fascination, Silk Road Adventure, Ice & Snow Olympics, and Impression of Heilongjiang. Many different shows will be on display, including a winter swimming performance, an international LED ice and snow landscape competition and a Russian ice painting exhibition...

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17th Harbin Ice and Snow World Will Open on Dec. 25, 2015

Harbin Cultural Tourism Group, the sponsor of Harbin Ice and Snow Festival World held a press conference on November 14. They announced the 17th Harbin Ice and Snow World (2016) will open on December 25, 2015. Their workers will start to haul massive blocks of ice from the frozen Songhua River. It is estimated that more than 10,000 workers and artists will build the park. As one of the four theme parks of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival 2016, the theme...

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28th Harbin Internatinal Snow Sculpture Art Expo Starts Snow Making

One of the theme parks of the 32nd Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival (Harbin Ice Festival 2016), the 28th Harbin Internatinal Snow Sculpture Art Expo started to make snow on the Sun Island at three o'clock in the morning of November 17. Four snow making machines had made 300 cubic meters by eight o'clock of the morning. On November 18, the other 3 machines join in the snow making. According to the sposors, it takes about 40 days to finish the snow making. And...

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Review of All Previous Harbin Ice and Snow World

Harbin Ice and Snow World, also know as Harbin Ice and Snow World Amusement Park had been successfully held 16 times in all. It is by far the largest ice and snow art theme park in the world. It is commonly referred to as possessing four of the key 'mosts': the most art attractions, the most beautiful night views, the most recreational activities and the most forms of entertainment. Now let's have a brief historical retrospect to the wonderful moments of all the previous...

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World's Largest Indoor Ski Resort is under Construction in Harbin

In these days, an indoor ski resort is under construction in Harbin, the capital city of China's northern province Heilongjiang. The resort is located in Wanda Cultural Tourism City in Songbei District. The workers are now installing the steel structures. According to the builders and the operators, the ski resort will be the largest one of its kind in the world. It will add an excellent ski place for the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival. In winter,...

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Harbin is Removing All the Ice & Snow Sculptures

These days, the snow and ice sculptures of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival 2015 start to thaw as the temperature keep up. Harbin city is removing all the sculptures. The removing work  mainly concentrates on the the streets, squares, and the theme parks of the festival, including Harbin Ice and Snow World, Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo, and Ice Lantern Fair at Zhaolin Park. Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festi...

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