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Huge Ice Sculptures Emerge as China Gears Up for Ice Festival
Workers were busy putting last minute touches to the ice sculptures at Harbin Ice and Snow World a day before the 32nd Festival begins.
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Large ice sculptures at Harbin ice and snow world, one day before the opening of the 32th Festival in Harbin city, Heilongjiang province, China on Jan. 4 2016.— WU HONG / EPA
A large sculpture depicting a building is seen. The festival will run between Jan. 5 and Feb. 5, attracting both foreign and local visitors to experience the ice and the snow.— WU HONG / EPA
Workers carve ice art work in preparation for the festival.— WU HONG / EPA
Workers polish an ice sculpture ahead of the festival. The festival features elaborate LED light displays.— ALY SONG / Reuters
A large snow sculpture is seen. The annual Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is Harbin's main tourist highlight.— ALY SONG / Reuters
A worker carves an ice art work.— WU HONG / EPA
People look around ice sculptures ahead of the Festival.— ALY SONG / Reuters
Ice sculptures are seen.— WU HONG / EPA
A worker polishes an ice sculpture.— ALY SONG / Reuters
Visitors view ice sculpture works.— WU HONG / EPA