The 39th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival opened on 5 January in Harbin, Heilongjiang province.
The opening ceremony was held at Harbin Ice and Snow World, an 810,000-square-meter amusement park that combines ice, snow, sound and lights.
The annual Ice and Snow Festival is a major event for Harbin, which welcomes tourists from around the world.
During the festival, more than 100 ice and snow activities will be presented, including history, tourism, culture, art, sports, trade, fashion and creative design.
For this winter season, Harbin has promoted 12 ice and snow experience products for tourists and prepared 10 destinations where tourists can enjoy the city's winter scenery.