Harbin Ice and Snow Festival 2010

For one of the biggest snow and ice sculpture festivals in the world, head to the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival 2010, this kicked off on the 5th of January and continues through to an undetermined date in February. Here festival goers will be able to marvel at a host of ice structures and detailed sculptures, and at night, their magnificence is illuminated by a light display. The festival was inaugurated in 1985 and has grown to incorporate many other activities such as boxing tournaments, fishing competitions, tea gardens, winter sport trade fair, skiing tours and dance tournaments.

The Harbin Ice and Snow Festival is an event not to missed, as it is rich in history, color, culture and skiing fun.

Date: 5 January – February 2010

Venue: Songhua River

City: Harbin

Country: China