It's like Burning Man, but with ice, and in China

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Above and below: tourists look at ice sculptures during a light testing prior to the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang province. The bricks look like pixels, don't they? The event opens on January 5, 2011, according to local media. Photographs taken December 25, 2010.

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