Originated from the Ice Lantern Show in 1985, the Harbin Ice Festival has become one of the world's four largest ice and snow festivals, along with the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan, the Quebec Winter Carnival in Canada and Norway's Ski Festival.
The 31st Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival will start from Jan 5, 2015, and last to the end of February when the ice starts to melt.
Traveling from China, Russia and Egypt, 11 grooms said "I do" and exchanged wedding rings with their brides at the group wedding ceremony of the 31st Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival on Jan 6.Read More
Government officials and business representatives from home and abroad talked about cold region issues of resource utilization, low-carbon business and economic development at the 2015 Harbin Cold Zone Expo.Read More
The 31st Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival kicked off at Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on Jan 5.Read More
How to get to Harbin from Beijing?
There are five high-speed bullet trains (about 8 hours) and nine overnight normal trains from Beijing to Harbin.
Are there any restrictions for making photos?
There are no any restrictions for making photos in the theme parks during the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival.
Can foreign students apply for discount in the entry ticket?
Students who can present an effective student ID of your university/college in China can get discount in the entry ticket.