In China’s coolest annual tradition, Harbin has been transformed once again, for the 33rd time, into a magical winter wonderland for the world-famous International Ice and Snow Festival.
The event finally opened to the public on Thursday and will run until the end of February, if you’re not in the mood to brave the frigid temperatures and endless swarms of human beings this year, then check out all the nighttime pretty in photo form:
And in video:
Plus, take a quick look at artists putting the final touches on their incredible ice creations:
[Images via NetEase / Xinhua]
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