The centrepiece of the Winter Olympics-themed International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin is a snow sculpture 100 metres long and 30 metres high. Photo: Brett McKeehan The centrepiece of the Winter Olympics-themed International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin is a snow sculpture 100 metres long and 30 metres high. Photo: Brett McKeehan
The centrepiece of the Winter Olympics-themed International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin is a snow sculpture 100 metres long and 30 metres high. Photo: Brett McKeehan
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At China’s Harbin Ice Festival, you soon learn what cold is – but go prepared, and marvel at sights you won’t find anywhere else

Nothing prepares the unwary visitor for what minus 30 Celsius feels like, but take the right clothes – or do some rapid shopping – and the sights at northern Chinese city’s Ice and Snow World and International Snow Sculpture Art Expo are unforgettable

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The centrepiece of the Winter Olympics-themed International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin is a snow sculpture 100 metres long and 30 metres high. Photo: Brett McKeehan The centrepiece of the Winter Olympics-themed International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin is a snow sculpture 100 metres long and 30 metres high. Photo: Brett McKeehan
The centrepiece of the Winter Olympics-themed International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin is a snow sculpture 100 metres long and 30 metres high. Photo: Brett McKeehan
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