Harbin Ice And Snow Festival

People visit the Ice and Snow World in Harbin, capital of northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 17, 2012. The 13th Harbin Ice and Snow World, kicking off on Dec. 24, 2011, has received nearly 400,000 visitors ahead of the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Jan. 23 in 2012.

People visit the Ice and Snow World in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 17, 2012. The 13th Harbin Ice and Snow World, kicking off on Dec. 24, 2011, has received nearly 400,000 visitors ahead of the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Jan. 23 in 2012.

People visit the Ice and Snow World in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 17, 2012. The 13th Harbin Ice and Snow World, kicking off on Dec. 24, 2011, has received nearly 400,000 visitors ahead of the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Jan. 23 in 2012.

People visit the Ice and Snow World in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 17, 2012. The 13th Harbin Ice and Snow World, kicking off on Dec. 24, 2011, has received nearly 400,000 visitors ahead of the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Jan. 23 in 2012.

People visit the Ice and Snow World in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 17, 2012. The 13th Harbin Ice and Snow World, kicking off on Dec. 24, 2011, has received nearly 400,000 visitors ahead of the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Jan. 23 in 2012.