On December 23rd, the 21st Harbin Ice-snow World, China's largest ice and snow theme park opens to the public. The park locates in Harbin, the capital of northeastern province of Heilongjiang.
Covering an area of 600,000 square meters, the park features 21 sites of snow and ice carvings and sculptures this year. It is estimated that 220,000 cubic meters of ice and snow were used in its construction. In this winter, the park will also hold over 20 interactive entertainment programs and host two international ice carving competitions.
Harbin is known as the “Ice City". It is Heilongjiang's political, economic, educational and cultural center. Harbin Ice-snow World was established in 1999. Every winter, various activities are held in the park for nearly three months. Visitors can surely experience splendid ice sculptures and exquisite snow carving with multi-colors that kept changing in this frozen paradise.