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  • Harbin hosts coming-of-age ceremony


    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.

  • Nestle launches dairy farming institute in Harbin


    Song Xibin, mayor of Harbin, attends the launching ceremony of Nestlé’s Dairy Farming Institute in Shunagchen, Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, on Oct 15.

  • ‘Clean plate challenge’ campaign launches in Harbin


    The “clean plate challenge” in “Hope” kitchens among “Hope” primary schools in Heilongjiang was launched at Tongxin Lizhu Hope Primary School in Acheng district, Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, on Oct 13.

  • Li Bingbing fights to protect endangered animals


    Li appreciates her small town, not so much in contrast with where she is today but because of the influence of the place and its people. It's a love of nature and the environment, she says.

  • Endless music in Harbin


    A group of newly-finished sculptures of figures playing music at a square in Daoli district, Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, has infused fresh artistic beauty to the “music city.”

  • Harbin promotional video appears on Times Square billboard


    Based on positive feedback from last year’s promotion, Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, will play the city’s promotional video on billboard-sized screens in New York City’s Times Square again to increase its popularity and influence abroad.

  • Harbin Ice Wonderland opens in Bangkok


    Thai people play in the newly opened Harbin Ice Wonderland in Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 10, 2014. The leisure park is kept at a temperature of minus 15 degrees Celsius and features ice sculptures created by artists from Harbin City of northeast China.

  • Children pay tribute to National Day


    Children dressed in military uniforms and the national costumes of China’s 56 ethnic groups raised the five-star national flag, sung the national anthem and gave a parade at a cultural square in Daoli district, Harbin, to get in the spirit of National Day

  • Harbin stages anti-terrorism drill


    An anti-terrorism drill was held to test the police emergency response and strengthen security prior to the National Day holiday in Harbin, capital of northeast China’s Heilongjiang province on Sept 25, 2014.

  • Harbin puts on its finest for National Day


    The city of Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, has been busy these days decorating its shopping malls, parks and streets for National Day, coming on Oct 1.

  • Harbin sings its ‘values’ in song


    People in the city of Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, have created civility themed songs to remind local people of the importance of morality and principles in community life.

  • Teachers paint walls with civility themed pictures


    The Daowai district of Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province asked some art teachers to join a “Painting together to build a civilized city” activity and decorate community walls with inspiring pictures to make Harbin a better city.

  • Puppeteers go for the golden in Harbin


    Puppeteers, both young and old, from across the country gathered for the 5th Golden Lion national puppet skills contest in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, Sept 22 to 26, to display their skills and compete for prizes.

  • Harbin providing more caring services for senior citizens


    The city of Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, introduced some activities on Sept 12 to help its senior citizens celebrate the upcoming Double 9, or Chongyang Festival, China’s first official festival for the elderly, on Oct 2 this year.

  • Harbin welcomes Chrysanthemum exhibition


    Over 30,000 potted chrysanthemums with different colors will be displayed at the 11th China Heilongjiang Chrysanthemum Exhibition at Shangzhi Park in Xiangfang district from Sept 12 to October 5.

University in Harbin innovates with courses for the elderly

A new course teaching senior citizens Karaoke singing is proving to be a hit at the Songshan Campus of Harbin University for the Aged.