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The International Snow Sculpture Expo Opened in Harbin

Date: 2011.12.27 Editor: Evelyn Shi

In preparation for the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival planned to open next month, the International Snow Sculpture Expo opened last Tuesday in the Sun Island Scenic Area of Harbin, capital city of Heilongjiang Province in northeast China.


This event is being hosted by Harbin and its sister cities in Russia, with the expo’s focus on Russian culture.


The centerpiece of the expo is the 27-meter-high “Swan Girl” snow sculpture in the shape of a young girl with a 24-meter wingspread.


The expo runs from December 20, 2011 to February 29, 2012.