The 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival Kicks Off

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This picture taken on January 5, 2013 shows people visiting Ice and... News PhotoCeremony,China - East Asia,Firework Display,Harbin,Heilongjiang Province,Horizontal,Ice,Ice Sculpture,Lifestyles,Opening Ceremony,People,Snow Festival,VisitPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis picture taken on January 5, 2013 shows people visiting Ice and Snow World at the opening ceremony of the 2013 Harbin Internatoinal Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang province. This year's 'Ice and Snow World' features majestic ice castles and sculptures of fairytale characters equipped with LED lights, bringing a colourful and warm aura to the icy wonderland. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)