1. It's called the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival
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  2. It's the 32nd year of the festival
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  3. There are several themed zones, including a sculpture art expo
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  4. And a lantern fair
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  5. This year's theme is "Pearl on the Crown of Ice & Snow"
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  6. The best time to go here is at night, when the sculptures are lit from the inside
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  7. The festival usually runs until the end of February, depending on weather
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  8. The main attraction is Ice and Snow World with sculptures inspired by Chinese fairytales and landmarks
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  9. Over a million visitors are expected to attend this year
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    according to the festival organizers
  10. And the magnificent sculptures required more than 330,00 cubic meters of ice and snow to create
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