Record turn out at China ice festival

Special festival witnesses an increase in visitor numbers despite the freezing nighttime temperatures.

    Organizers of the Harbin ice festival in China are predicting another record year.
     
    Famous for its ice carvings, the festival has established an international reputation.
     
    But it is the number of visitors who are driving its growth.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from northeastern China. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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