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The 35th Harbin Ice and Snow Festival 2019

The 35th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival opens with a theme "20-year Grand Ceremony & Review" on January 5 in 2019. The festival is featured by nearly 100 programs, events & activities for ice and snow tourism, culture, fashion, trade and sports.

The ice and snow tourism activities mainly include the 20th Harbin Ice and Snow World, the 31st China Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo, the Central Street Happy Snow Festival, the Volga Manor Castle Skiing and Winter Camping, Wanda Ice and Snow Park and other over 20 activities such as the Snow Lotus Castle Ski Resort in Hulanhekou Wetland Park, the Winter Tourism Activity in the Harbin Polarland, and the Winter Ice Fishing Tourism Festival in Changling Lake.

The ice and snow cultural activities cover the Beidahuang Ice and Snow Culture Festival, the Ice and Snow Tourism Photography Contest, the Ice and Snow Painting Exhibition, the "Winter Rhyme"  Poetry Party, as well as series of international ice sculpture competition,  the international combined ice sculpture competition, the international snow sculpture competition, the international snow sculpture masters' competition, and the citizen family ice and snow sculpture competition.

For ice and snow fashion activities, Harbin will offer Ha Bingxiu performance, ice and snow  T stage show,  model show, ice and snow group wedding, Sino-Russian youth art exchange performance, ice and snow beauty selection contest, ice child snow baby selection activity in winter architecture, music, life, entertainment and other fields.

Ice and snow economic and trade activities include 2019 Harbin Cold Region Expo & Harbin Imported Food Expo and investment negotiations.

Ice and snow sports activities covers the International Curling Master Game, the International Youth Ice Hockey Invitational Tournament, the International Volkswagen Five-a-side Snow Field Football Invitational Tournament, the International City Friendship Badminton Invitational Tournament, the Sino-Finnish (Harbin) International Cross-country Skiing Grand Prix, and the Harbin campus snow football game, winter outdoor fun games and other activities.

It is reported, the opening ceremony of the 35th China Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival will be held together with the Harbin International City Friendship Exchange Conference, dating from January 4th to 5th, 2019. The main activities include opening ceremony, fireworks, concert performance, reception feast, visit and inspection, etc. The total number of participants in the opening ceremony is about 500.

More information below will follow the festival to update in time. Please confirm the dates with us!

Introduction of Event & Activity



45th Harbin Ice Lantern Art Fair

Dec 30, 2018 - Feb, 2019

Zhaolin Park

31th International Snow Sculpture Art Expo

Dec 20, 2018 - Feb, 2019

Sun Island

20th Harbin Ice and Snow World

Dec 23, 2018 - Feb, 2019

Ice and Snow World 

33rd Harbin International Ice Sculpture Competition

Jan 6-8, 2019

Zhaolin Park

24th Harbin International Snow Sculpture Competition

Jan 4-6, 2019

Sun Island

11th International University Students Snow Sculpture Competition 

Jan 4-7, 2019

Harbin Engineering University

25th National Snow Sculpture Competition

    Dec 17-20, 2018

Sun Island

35th Ice Festival City Circuit Procession

Jan 5, 2019

Harbin Expo Center to Ice Snow World

35th Harbin Ice Festival Opening

Jan 5, 2019

Harbin Expo Center

35th Harbin Ice Snow Group Wedding Ceremony

Jan 5, 2019

Sun Island

2019 New Year Concert

Dec 31, 2018

Harbin City Concert Hall

2019 Internatinal Children Art Variety Tournament

Jan 5-10, 2019

Harbin Youth Theater

21th International Skiing Festival Opening

Dec 20, 2018

    Yabuli Ski Resort

2019 Interantional Winter Swimming Game

Jan 1-5, 2019

Harbin Ice Festival Swimming Venue

Songhua River Ice Snow Happy Valley

Jan 1- Feb.5, 2019

Songhua River

34th Harbin Ice Festival International Trade Fair

Jan 5- 8, 2019

Harbin Expo Center

8th Central Street Ice Sculpture Art and Culture Festival

Dec 25, 2018-Feb, 2019

Central Street


Kind Notes:
The opening dates of Harbin Ice Festival main parks and events depends on the official statement of Harbin Municipal Government in early or middle December. The dates are slightly different every year. Please feel free to confirm with us before you go on Harbin Ice Festival tour.


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