Tourists visited Harbin Ice and Snow World, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Jan 5, 2017.
A participant carved an ice sculpture during the 36th National Ice Sculpture Competition in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Jan 7, 2017.
Tourists visited Harbin Ice and Snow World on Jan 3, 2016.
Visitors watch the ice sculptures illuminated by colored lights on the first day of the New Year at Harbin Ice and Snow World in Harbin, capital of North China's Heilongjiang province, on January 1, 2017.
Snow sculptures on display at the 29th China Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo, held in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Dec 26, 2016.
Penguins from Harbin Polarland tried an ice slide outdoors in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Dec 26, 2016.
Harbin residents take selfies in front of a large Christmas tree in Harbin Central Street on Dec 24, 2016, in Harbin, Heilongjiang province.
Contestants create during a snow sculpture competition held in the park of Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Dec 17, 2016.
Several icemen collect ice on the surface of the Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Dec 9, 2016.
A visitor walks past a lavender field in Harbin, capital city of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, July 16, 2016.
Wild birds seen at Qixinghe National Natural Reserve in NE China
Fishermen from the Hezhe ethnic group pour water from the Songhua River into a container as part of a traditional rite in Harbin
Instead of breaking up landscapes and changing the scenery, Harbin Grand Theater is incorporated into the surrounding landscape as naturally as possible. The center, which is being built on an island in Northeastern China’s Heilongjiang province
Starting from 2009, the government of Harbin began to protect the ecological environment of Alejin Island wetland. The park officially opened in 2014. Since then, more people have come here for exercise and recreation.
Harbin wetland park
The Tonghe government spends one million yuan on cultural and sports activities every year to improve the living standard of Tonghe residents.
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.
Harbin will make great efforts to develop an innovation-driven agricultural sector and accelerate the upgrading of its agricultural industrial structure, according to a plan released recently.