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Harbin Will Offer Transit without Visa 72 Hours for Foreign Visitors

The State Council of China has ratified the transit visa-free policy that Harbin will offer transit without visa 72 hours for foreign visitors with third countries visas to transit at Harbin. The policy will come into force at soonest time in April of 2015.Foreign visitors, holders of passports issued by countries on the 72-hour visa-free list of political transit and stay for transit up to 72 hours in Harbin, can apply for a visa-free transit to stay in China with the immigration...

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Air China to Add New Flight Between Harbin and Shanghai

China’s largest airline, Air China said next Monday (March 9) it intends to add a daily flight between Harbin and Shanghai. Currently, the one-way ticket price starts at 360 Yuan. The new flight's model is A320 of Air China, which flight number is CA1971 / 2. Its winter specific flight time is: March 9 -- 28, 16:30 departures from Shanghai, 19:30 arrives in Harbin; 20:30 departures from Harbin, 23:30 arrived in Shanghai. While the summer specific flight time is: March 29...

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Activities of Chinese Lantern Festival in Snow Sculpture Art Expo

Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo will hold 6 wonderful Lantern Festival activities on March 5, 2015, the day of the traditional Chinese Lantern Festival (Yuanxiao Jie). These activities are Rural Sports, Cartoon Dances, Solve Lantern Riddles, Eat Rice Balls, Make Lanterns, and Receive Blessing Cards & Pray for Good Wishes. Rural SportsThe Rural Sports had been successfully held many times on the Sun Island in the past few years. In the morning of...

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Zhaolin Park Ice Lantern Fair will Celebrate Chinese Lantern Festival

Zhaolin Park, the venue of the annual Harbin Ice Lantern Fair will celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival in the evening of March 5.Many activities will be staged in the park, including dragon dance, lion dance, riddle solving, draw sugar paintings, cook rice balls, and some other interesting programs. From 17:30 to 20:30, more than 1,000 ice lanterns and color lanterns will be lit up in Zhaolin Park. More than 1,000 riddles for solving and people who guess the riddles on...

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Ice and Snow World Park Closed on March 1st

The Harbin Ice and Snow World 2015, one of the theme parks of the Harbin Ice Festival 2015, closed in the evening of March 1 because of the arrival of warmer weather and safety concerns on visitors.During its 70-day operation, the park received more than 1.3 million tourists, increased by 47%  in the number of visitors compared with the corresponding period last year and reaching historical high.Its revenue reached 320 million yuan($52 million), seeing a peak in the histor...

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Opening Hour of Harbin Ice and Snow World Will be Changed

From February 25, the opening hour of Harbin Ice and Snow World will be changed from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The closing hour (9:30 pm)  will not be changed. If weather permits, the park is estimated to be open till early March. In addition, all the shows in the park will be stopped on February 25. If you visit the park from February 25 to early March, please do make a reasonable arrangement of your visit time.

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9 New Snow Sculptures Will be Created in Sun Island

On Feb 8, we learned from Harbin Sun Island Scenic Area that 9 giant snow sculptures will be displayed on Sun Island, the venue of the 27th Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo. At this writing, the snow sculptures in the park have been repaired  twice on the big figure. As the day grows warmer and in order to show the perfect snow sculptures to  the visitors, the park invites Heilongjiang's famous snow sculptors and more than 100  fine craft...

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The 5th Harbin Ice and Snow Happy Valley Will be Closed

We were informed from the organizers of the Harbin Ice Festival 2015  that the 5th Harbin Ice and Snow Happy Valley, one of the theme parks of the festival will be closed on February 10, 2015 as it's getting warmer.Started its running on December, 28, 2014, the 5th Harbin Ice and Snow Happy Valley has attracted hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over the world. It  enriched Harbin's tourism attractions and exerted great influence on Harbin's tourism. The...

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