Winter sports promotion activity takes place in Heilongjiang

Updated : 2019-01-14

By ( chinadaily.com.cn )

An activity with the goal of promoting winter sports to the public took place in Hulan Estuary Wetland Park of Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Jan 12.

The activity was sponsored by the General Administration of Sport of China and organized by Heilongjiang Sports Bureau and the Heilongjiang Sports Federation.

Over 2,000 tourists from Tianjin, Qingdao, Gansu and Guizhou took part in the activity, taking part in winter sports such as ice dragon boat races, snowfield kite flying, hiking, snowfield soccer and snow volleyball.

It was the third consecutive year that Heilongjiang held this kind of event. Over the past three years, around 44 million people have participated in winter sports thanks to the promotion by Heilongjiang.


An opening ceremony for a winter sports promotion activity takes place in Hulan Estuary Wetland Park of Harbin on Jan 12. [Photo/Chinanews.com]


 Tourists fly kites on snowfields on Jan 12. [Photo/Chinanews.com]


Tourists play on ice by use of ice sledge on Jan 12. [Photo/Chinanews.com]


Tourists pose for a photo on an ice dragon boat on Jan 12. [Photo/Chinanews.com]


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