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Harbin international ice and snow festival

The ice sculpture art exhibition for the 23rd China Harbin international ice and snow festival in Harbin, northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province, January 4, 2007 is expected to attract 9 million tourists, with estimated income of 5 billion Yuan.

This session of snow and ice festival take "a harmonious world" as a subject, and aims to promote international ties as China and South Korea, Canada, Russia cooperates to construct scenic areas made of ice.

Much more pictures after the jump.


Link & Image: China Daily, Cri Online, Yahoo News
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The Festivals get better every year, tourism really is taking off in this region, we are seeing more and more British people travelling there, the Festivals are definitely the highlight, don't forgot to visit the North East Tiger Park aswell. Some great architecture remains in Harbin dating from early 1900s (the legacy of the Russian development of the town). And the regional Black Dragon cuisine goes down well on these cold days. Russian bread and spicy sausage is another local speciality.

Thanks for your excellent recommendations. I will keep it in mind for my next visit. :)

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