The ancient black pottery utensil known as "dou", which was used as a food container, is on display at the Heilongjiang Provincial Museum on Dec 3.
A total of 100 students over 18 years old celebrated their adulthood at a traditional coming-of-age ceremony at the Confucius Temple in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, on Oct 18.
This event has been held every three years since 1995. It became a cultural event between China and South Korea in 2007 and began to take place every two years.
In 1985, the first ice food-cooking skill contest was organized in Jnanspring Restaurant in Harbin, the prelude to winter food culture. Now, the novel and beautiful snow feast has become a unique food culture in Harbin.
Young people love group wedding ceremonies and it is an important part of the China Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival.
Ice lanterns: Ice lanterns developed from a traditional folk art. Relying on garden art, ice lanterns express the art of architecture and sculpture.
Winter swimming in Harbin is a local cultural sport, showing the peoples’ strong will to combat cold weather.
Yangge is a kind of folk dance derived from Northeast Chinese villages 200 years ago. Since the 1990s, it has developed into a kind of folk group entertainment and a traditional folk custom.
The Tonghe government spends one million yuan on cultural and sports activities every year to improve the living standard of Tonghe residents.
Harbin has issued a guideline to promote the rapid and sound development of its advertising industry.
The Harbin government has issued new guidance to promote the integration of industrial development in the city's rural areas.
The Harbin city government will allocate 1 billion yuan ($1.45 billion) to a fund for supporting the industrial development of its New District.