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Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 8:50 AM
By Jessica Glazer

Highlights From the 2017 Harbin Ice Festival in China

In frigid northeast China, one city kicks off the 33rd Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which began on Jan. 4, 2017. It is one of the world's largest ice and snow festivals, an annual event that...View gallery »

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Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016 at 11:16 AM
By Nelson Hsu

Stunning Images From Harbin Ice Festival

At the 32nd Harbin Ice Festival in China, the main attraction is Harbin Ice and Snow World, which covers more than 750,000 square meters (185 acres). Its structures required more than 330,000 cubic...View gallery »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
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