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The 27th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival drawing near

Published by  joyce at 2010/12/13;

The 27th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is to be officially opened on January 5, 2011 and will last  to February 28, 2011, consisting of 5 parts and over 100 activities, such as international ice-snow wedding, international ice-snow film festival, international winter-swimming invitational tournament, Asian Ice Hockey League ice-snow sports, ice-snow tourism, ice-snow art and many other exciting activities.

The 27th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, hosted by National Tourism Administration, Heilongjiang provincial government and Harbin municipal government, covers over 40 ski fields and three grand ice-snow scenic areas, including the famous Harbin Ice and Snow World, Yuquan Ski Resort, Wujimi Ski Resort, Yueliang Wan (Moon Bay) Ski Resort and Erlongshan Ski Resort.

Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival has been held 26 sessions and is held annually from January 5 every year and usually lasts for more than one month and attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. It is one of the world's four grandest ice and snow festivals, together with Japan's Sapporo Snow Festival, Canada's Quebec City Winter Carnival, and Norway's Ski Festival. The activities of the festival are rich and colorful, including Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Sun Island, Ice and Snow World in Sun Island and Ice-lantern Exhibition in Zhaolin Garden. There are many kinds of winter activity competitions, such as Yabuli alpine skiing, winter-swimming in Songhua River, speed skating, snow land football game and Ice Sculpture competition.

Besides, during the 27th Harbin International Ice and Snow, a Happy Valley which can hold millions of tourists will be built on the frozen Songhua River, where tourists can take part in a variety of ice-snow activities, such as watching winter swimming performance, going ice-skating and going snow viewing. Besides, Harbin Ice and Snow World will also cooperate with Disney, creating the largest ice-snow Disney Land at home and abroad. Thus, if you are looking for an exciting winter destination and have passion for ice and snow activities, Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is a good choice.

China Travel has been providing the most latest information about the ice-snow festivals and tourists can look for the information about hotels, transport, flights, weather, food, shopping, entertainment and trains of Harbin. Besides, tourists can also book train tickets from China Travel with CT points instead of procedure fee and it’s interesting and easy to gain CT points (such as Take part in China Travel Photography Contest and Show your wonderful photos to us).

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