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Places to enjoy snow scenes in three northeastern provinces

01-06-2011 21:37 BJT

Jilin Wusong (Rime) Ice and Snow Festival

Every January, the Wusong (Rime) Ice and Snow Festival is held in the
city of Jilin, Jilin Province.

Also called hoary willow, Jilin Rime is one of the four natural wonders in China, together with the beautiful landscape of Guilin, stone forest of Yunnan and the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River. In the bitter winter, when the rime appears, the weeping willows along the long bund are colored crystal-clear and transparent, pure as jade. Standing in it, people will feel staying in an enchanting picture of the world of immortals.

Every January, the Wusong (Rime) Ice and Snow Festival is held in the city of Jilin, Jilin Province. During the festival, a series of activities such as rime appreciation, skiing performance, winter swimming performance and skiing competition are held. Visitors will also enjoy the colorful ice lanterns, ice sculptures and fireworks.

Time: Dec.2010 – Jan.2011


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