The Harbin International Snow Festival was launched on Friday with some 180,000 cubic meters of ice and 150,000 cubic meters of snow being used to build 80,000 square meters of the event.
The festival will last for 3 months.
The buildings were covered with colorful lights that attract tourists to the festival.
China takes advantage of winter and its snow and ice to set up the festival which brings up paintings and creative arts.
The temperatures in this city is often 40 degrees Celsius below zero and remains so for almost 3 months.