Stunning Images From 32nd Harbin Ice Festival in China

At the 32nd Harbin Ice Festival in China, the main attraction is Harbin Ice and Snow World, which covers more than 750,000 square meters (185 acres). Its structures required more than 330,000 cubic meters (87176777.3 gallons) of ice and snow to create. Over one million visitors are expected to attend the festival, where buildings of ice are bathed in ethereal lights and international ice sculptors compete for honors.

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Fireworks explode during the opening ceremony of the 32nd Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival on Jan. 5, 2016 in Harbin, China.
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Fireworks display is seen behind the ice towers during the 32nd Harbin Ice Festival in Harbin, China, on Jan. 6, 2016.
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Visitors walk through the China Ice and Snow World during the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival on Jan. 5, 2016.
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Colorful ice towers and the ice castle are seen during the 32nd Harbin Ice Festival in Harbin, China on Jan. 6, 2016.
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A colorful ice castle is seen during the 32nd Harbin Ice Festival in Harbin, China on Jan. 6, 2016.
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People visit the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on Jan. 5, 2016.
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A man walks past ice sculptures at a park before the opening ceremony of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival on Jan. 4, 2016.
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Fireworks explode during the opening ceremony of the 32nd Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival on Jan.5, 2016.
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