Harbin welcomes upcoming Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games
Updated : 2022-01-27
By ( e.my399.com )
Locals love skiing
"The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games have ignited more and more people's interest and their love of skiing," noted one staff member of the Yabuli Ski Resort. Some of the enthusiasts there are reportedly as young as four, while the oldest skier is 75 years old.
During the winter, hundreds of people hit the slopes every day at the indoor ski resort at Sunac Snow World in Harbin. The facility maintains a constant temperature of minus 5 degrees Celsius all year round and there are eight ski tracks there with different gradient slopes, with the highest vertical drop set at 80 meters.
Skiers cheer for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, on the frozen river in Harbin on Jan 23. [Photo/my399.com]
Invitation from ice lantern festivals
The Harbin Ice Lantern Festival, founded in 1963, is regarded as being the birthplace of ice lantern art in China. Each ice and snow scenic area strives to create an innovative tableau every year, integrating rich elements -- including science and technology, culture, sound and light.
Harbin has reportedly topped the list of "China's top ten cities for ice and snow tourism" for many consecutive years. Driven by the upcoming Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, Harbin has now become a leader in ice and snow tourism in China.
To express his best wishes for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, an ice sculptor creates an ice sculpture work that features its skiing program, at the park for the Ice Lantern Festival in Harbin on Jan 7. [Photo/my399.com]
Harbin's industries flourish
Harbin has reportedly carried out all kinds of ice and snow activities in recent years, especially promoting the development of the ice and snow equipment manufacturing industry. As a result, the cold resources of ice and snow are now becoming the region's "hot" sectors -- driving the development of the regional economy.
Adopting advanced aerospace composite materials and aeronautical design technology, a sporting goods company has collaborated with the Harbin Institute of Technology to produce professional competitive skis to different specifications.
It is understood to have promoted the high-quality development of the ice and snow equipment manufacturing industry.
Pairs skater Zhang Dan continued to work in the sport since retiring from competition.
Harbin recently issued three new policies to provide subsidies for qualifying businesses, in a bid to further stimulate economic development.
The Jiangbei integrated development zone in Harbin New Zone recently simplified the procedures for several administrative approval service items.
Pingfang district officially launched its aviation industry development plan for the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-25).