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Kite skiers turn out in Harbin despite extreme cold

Updated : 2021-01-08

By ( chinadaily.com.cn )


A kite skiing enthusiast slowly rises by a kite on the frozen Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Tuesday. [Photo by Liu Yang/for chinadaily.com.cn]
 
Despite the extreme cold and strong winds on the frozen Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, more than 30 kite skiing enthusiasts gave a performance on Tuesday, which was also beginning of the 23rd solar term Minor Cold.

Even at noon, the temperature was as low as – 25 C, but the combination of colorful kites and speedy skiing still attracted residents and photographers to capture the moments.
 

A kite skiing enthusiast skis on the frozen Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Tuesday. [Photo by Liu Yang/for chinadaily.com.cn]
 

Despite the extreme cold and strong winds on the frozen Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, kite skiing enthusiasts put on a performance on Tuesday, also the beginning of the 23rd solar term Minor Cold. [Photo by Liu Yang/for chinadaily.com.cn]