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Every time the winter strikes, millions of travelers visit Harbin city of Northern China and visit bone-chilling cold weather to look at over 2,000 giant frozen clones of heritage buildings, participate in a frozen lake swimming contest and climb ice castles. Some call it the “Disneyland in winter.” – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Enjoy The Winter Wonderland At Harbin Ice Festival In China


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Enjoy The Winter Wonderland At Harbin Ice
Festival In China
Every time the winter strikes, millions of
travelers visit Harbin city of Northern China
and visit bone-chilling cold weather to look at
over 2,000 giant frozen clones of heritage
buildings, participate in a frozen lake swimming
contest and climb ice castles. Some call it the
Disneyland in winter.
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Via joyent.com On the 5th of January, Harbin
hosts one of the world's largest winter
festivals, called the Harbin Ice Festival. The
event, which runs for about two months features
four theme parks covering an area of 750,000
square meters. It is renowned to be one of the
best snow and ice festivals in the world along
with the Sapporos Snow Festival, Norways Ski
Festival, and Quebecs City Carnival. Harbin
Ice Festival 2019
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Via theatlantic.com Chinas Harbin Ice Festival
2019 kickstarted with fireworks on the opening
day i.e. January 5. Like every year, four theme
parks were created in this celebration, such as
Harbin Ice and Snow World, Harbin Wanda Ice
Lantern World, Sun Island International Snow
Sculpture Art Expo, and Zhaolin Park Ice Lantern
Fair. The Harbin Ice Festival 2019 includes
world-famous and effective replicas of sights
such as Colosseum in Rome and Athenian
Acropolis. The price of entrance tickets were
hiked to INR 3381/-. After the sun sets behind
the horizon, the endless ice sculptures get lit
up in bright colors, like neon green and
pink. From 16 different countries, 34 teams of
artist participated deeply in a 3-day sculpting
competition. Along with their statues, you will
also find a great number of Ice-themed
restaurants within the Harbin Ice and Snow
Festival too. Harbin Ice And Snow Festival Top 5
Highlights One of the main attractions of the
festival is the swimming competition. Although
in China, the temperature in winter may fall
abruptly to -1 degree
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Celsius, people dive into the river. Read further
to learn the top 5 highlights of this event 1.
Harbin Stare in amazement at thousands of snowmen
Via cloudfront.net At this years festival,
more than 2019 snowmen were put on the exhibition
on the frozen Songhua river at the Harbin Ice
and Snow festival. Snowman carries flags from
different countries. Snowmen are huge in size.
There are some ice sculptures in this event which
can beat these snowmen when you compare them with
size. You can stroll in the middle of
these snowmen or can click pictures with one of
your country's flag. 2. Harbin Hope on to ride
an ice bike
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Via cloudfront.net Tourists can ride ice bikes
at Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art
Expo. The main ice statue on display is placed
at a height of 108 feet. If riding a snow bike
doesnt meet all your needs, you can go for other
activities like fishing, skiing, ice-sailing,
ice hockey, ice football, painting, calligraphy,
dance performance, and speed skating. 3. Harbin
Tie the knot at this dreamy place
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Via maximummedia.ie Every year, the Harbin
International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival
organize a mass wedding ceremony. This year, 47
couples got married. The wedding ceremony takes
place in a huge snow palace built for the
occasion. If you ever dreamt of getting married
in a snow castle, relive it by heading to the
event with your partner and tie the holy knot. 4.
Harbin Enjoy swimming in sub-polar temperature
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Via businessinsider.in Chinese citizens and
tourists of all ages come together to participate
in this swimming competition. More than a
hundred people registered for the event this
year, which is a big leap from the numbers of
last year. Around 40 of them were aging 55 and
above. They competed with each other in
backstroke and breaststroke. Different visitors
in China have been quoted as saying that they
started training for this event several months
ago. 5. Harbin Indulge in the snow carving
competition
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Via cloudfront.net Snow carving competition is
organized at Sun Island International Snow
Sculpture Art Expo. Participants use shovels and
sandpaper to carve animals, palaces and human
faces from four million cubic feet of ice. This
Harbin Ice Festival is one of the most popular
events among children and young adults. Also
Read Welcome To The Famous Lantern Festival Of
TAIWAN! Harbin Ice Festival Tours Top Harbin Ice
Festival Tour packages have been prepared,
keeping in mind the general preferences of
tourists. Most tourists cover Harbin Ice Festival
in China such as Sun Island, St. Sophia Church,
Ice and Snow World, and Central Street. You can
opt for a 3-day or week-long package. It would be
best to spend at least 6-7 days in Harbin. Be
sure to book your flights early. Ask your tour
guide if they include flights in their tour
package. Also Read This GoT Ice Hotel Is A
Heaven To Live Like The Lord Of Winterfell
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