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.
The first winter games for teenagers from China and Russia began on Dec 6, and will last until Dec 11.
Cranes of different varieties now live in a much warmer housing at the Niaoyu Forest Zoo in Harbin, Heilongjiang province.
Harbin residents collect ice on the surface of the Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Dec 4.
Snow carvers sculpt the snow at Sun Island in the Snow Expo Park in Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Dec 5, 2016.
Harbin has recently experienced snowfall, with the some parts of the city blanketed in thick snow.
Harbin will hold its 29th snow sculpture exposition at Sun Island, according to a press conference held on Nov 24.
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.