Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival
With its official opening ceremony kicking off on january 5th, designboom has received advance images of the 2014 harbin ice and snow festival in northern china, an immersive wonderland filled with mammoth snow sculptures, wintertime games, and a towering, luminous city made from chiseled ice. Vibrant green lights illuminate the ice building’s facade.

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival
the illuminated cityscape at the upcoming ice festival

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

renowned architectural landscapes carved from ice

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

visitors to the festival are immersed in an extravagant display of luminous ice sculptures

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

snow and ice landmarks at the festival

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

colorful trains and towering castles feature throughout the giant space


below are some images from last year’s festival, featuring the work of snow and ice carvers who displayed their creations in the massive space.

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

visitors roam around the colorfully lit LED space

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

the frosted skyline

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

craftsmen working on a towering snow sculpture

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival
 
a landscape filled with people and buildings made from snow

Illuminated Glacier City at the 2014 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

the ice festival by day glitters blue frost
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