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Visitors ride a horse-drawn carriage at the International Harbin Ice and Snow Festival held in Harbin, China's northern Heilongjiang province, Jan. 5, 2012. The annual three-month long festival will officially open on Jan. 6. The festival attracts visitors from all over China as well as a number of foreign guests who brave below zero temperatures to see colorful large ice and snow sculptures, ride horse-drawn carriages and enjoy a number of winter activities set up on the sidelines of the festival.
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The annual winter festival in northeastern China opens on January 5th, 2012.
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