The Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is a yearly winter celebration that happens with a subject in Harbin, and now is the biggest ice and snow celebration on the planet. At first members in the celebration were essentially Chinese, anyway it has since turned into a universal celebration and rivalry. The celebration incorporates the world's greatest ice sculptures. The celebration begins on January 5 and keeps going one month. In any case, shows frequently open prior and remain longer, climate allowing.
Amid the celebration, there are ice light stop visiting exercises held in numerous parks in the city. The celebration started in Harbin's customary ice light show and garden party that happens in winter, which started in 1963. It was hindered for ious years amid the Cultural Revolution, however has since been continued when a yearly occasion at Zhaolin Park was reported on January 5, 1985.
In 2001, the Harbin Ice Festival was converged with Heilongjiang's International Ski Festival and got its new formal name, the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival. In 2007, the celebration highlighted a Canadian themed design, in memoriam of Canadian specialist Norman Bethune. It was granted a Guinness Record for the world's biggest snow mold: 250 meters in length, 28 feet high, utilizing more than 13,000 cubic meters of snow.