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A Wonderland of Ice and Snow in China

10 Jan 2012
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Winter can be many things...cold, rainy, dark and generally a bit gloomy! However in Harbin, a village situated in the north-east of China, things are far from bleak.

From the 5th of January to the end of February, for the 28th year running, Harbin gives rise to one of the largest ice festivals in the world - think vast ice sculptures, bright lights and fantastic architecture.