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  • Activities Schedule for 2013 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

    Full Description of Event/ActivityDateVenue39th Harbin Ice Lantern Art FairDec 21, 2012 - Feb, 2013Zhaolin Park25th International Snow Sculpture Art ExpoDec 21, 2012 - Feb, 2013Sun Island14th Harbin Ice and Snow WorldDec 23, 2012 - Feb, 2013West end of the Sun Island30th Ice Sculpture Competition for Students in Harbin Middle and Primary SchoolsDec, 2012Zhaolin...

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  • Harbin Ice and Snow Happy Valley Open to The Public on Dec. 25

    The 2013 Harbin Ice and Snow Happy Valley open to the public today. It is free to the local residents but they must take their own ice skates and snow appliances. Located nearby the Flood Control Monument, the Harbin Ice and Snow Happy Valley covers an area of 150,000 square meters, measure 500 m in length, and 300 in width. Tourists can take part in many interes...

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  • Opening Ceremony for 2013 Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo Take Place on Dec. 21

    The 25th Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo has conducted a trial run since December 10 on the Sun Island. According to the sponsor, the official opening ceremony of the event will take place on Friday (Dec. 21). The expo will take "the world of snow, the dream of snow" as its theme. In the venue of the expo, tourists can experience the world...

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  • Beijing Bird's Nest Becomes A Ski Resort

    At present, all seats in the southern audience area in the Bird's Nest arena have been removed and staff members are installing water-proof facilities covering the ground. The area will be transformed into a ski slope with a six degree angle, which will be 80 meters long and 80 meters wide. The Bird's Nest arena will be divided into five functional activity areas...

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  • 2013 Harbin Holiday Schedule: 1 Day Off During the Ice and Snow Festival

    Harbin municipal government office announced the 2013 holiday arrangements on Dec. 18. The city will have 30 days holiday in 2013. On January 5, 2013, the day when the Ice and Snow Festival open, the Harbin city residents will get 1 day off. The specific arrangements for 2013 New Year's Day, Ice and Snow Festival, Spring Festival, Qing Ming Festival, Labor Da...

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  • The First Hovercraft Winter Route Open in Harbin

    On Dec. 17, the Harbin Ferry Company opened the first Hovercraft winter route on the Songhua River. According to the company, their hovercrafts are imported from Russia, each hovercraft can carry 9 passengers and each is clocked at 50-70 km p.h. All the hovercrafts are suitable running on the ice and snow. The hovercrafts' travelling route starts from the Flood...

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  • 7,000 People Involved in Construction of Harbin Ice and Snow World

    On morning December 9, an ice collection and transportation team consisting of more than 500 trucks and 300 people gathered at the ice collection point, which meant the official launch of the ice collection work and ice and snow landscape construction of Ice and Snow World. After half a month's busy construction, with about 7,000 people involved, Ice and Snow...

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  • Theme for the 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival

    The 29th International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is to open in Harbin on Jan 5, 2013. It will be cosponsored by National Tourism Administration, Heilongjiang Provincial Government and Harbin Municipal Government. The festival sets "City of Ice and Snow·Festal Heaven and Earth" as its theme. By the time, the city will hold more than 100 activites...

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