A Winter Wonderland in ChinaS

The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang China is set to open on January 5, 2011. It's a winter wonderland with buildings made from beautiful ice and snow and the scale is amazing:

A Winter Wonderland in ChinaS

They had the same gorgeous event last year and people were swimming, sliding and exploring all over the place. I'm just a sucker for ice sculptures like this. [Boing Boing]