Snow sculpture expo to be held in Harbin
Harbin will hold its 29th snow sculpture exposition at Sun Island, according to a press conference held on Nov 24.
This exhibition, themed “Winter and Love”, will open to the public on Dec 22, 2016.
A total of 120,000 cubic meters of snow will be used for snow sculptures in five scenic areas, covering around 600,000 square meters.
There will be five exhibition areas at the expo, including a scenic area at the expo center, display areas for snow sculptures, competition areas for carving sculptures, display areas for snow landscape architecture, and a main display area for the biggest snow sculpture “Liange”.
The tickets will be priced at 240 yuan ($34.7) per person. For senior citizens and students with valid ID, the price will be only 120 yuan per person.
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.