Harbin residents busy preparing for Spring Festival with volunteers

Volunteers post a fu character, a traditional Chinese paper cutting for Spring Festival, at a community in Harbin’s Daoli district as the Spring Festival is approaching.


International winter swimming invitational tournament opens

Ranging in age from 14 to 72, more than 700 winter swimmers from China and Russia participated in the Harbin International Winter Swimming Invitational Tournament at the frozen Songhua River in Daoli district, Harbin, on Jan 5.

Winter fishing festival kicks off in Harbin

The first Changling Lake Winter Fishing Festival kicked off in Daoli district, Harbin, capital of Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, on Dec 28, offering fishing lovers and tourists a brand new experience.


People celebrate New Year on frozen Songhua River

People pose for a group photo with an ice sculpture to celebrate the New Year in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Jan 1.

Love stories inside a small breakfast shop in Harbin

The breakfast shop is the sole source of income for Zhang Chunwu, Sun Haiyan and their son Chengcheng, who has been suffering from cerebral palsy since he was four months old.


Harbin mourns dead firefighters from warehouse blaze

People in Harbin, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, paid tribute to five firefighters killed while trying to put out a warehouse blaze in the city on Jan 2.

New Year’s Eve on Central Avenue

Residents ring in the New Year on Central Avenue in Harbin, capital of Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, on New Year’s Eve.

Exploring Harbin

31st Int'l Ice and Snow Festival kicks off

The 31st Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival kicked off at Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on Jan 5. It will last to the end of February when the ice starts to melt.

Snow exposition to open in Harbin

Magnificent snow and ice art works of the 27th Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Exposition in Harbin will open to the public on Dec 20.