Harbin Ice Festival Ice Sculptures
The annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival opened in China, late December and lasts for around 2 months, till late February 2024.
The official opening ceremony was on January 5th, 2024, but the ice and snow sculptures are open to public viewing from December 17th, 2023. The exhibitions and entertainment are mainly in the Ice and Snow World, the biggest venue in Harbin. There is no closing ceremony for this festival but the ice melts in March.
Ever think of what Elsa's ice palace might look like in real life? Ice stairs, ice walls, ice railings, and ice turrets? When winter comes, Harbin turns into a kingdom of ice and snow. It's the right time and the right place to experience a real ice palace. Check out some of the pics from this years festival!