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Bird's Nest winter show start

12-21-2010 09:16 BJT

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It's been more than two years since Beijing's Bird's Nest was the focal point during the 2008 Olympic games. Since that time, the stadium has held numerous events, but nothing as spectacular as the opening and closing ceremonies of the games. But now the Bird's Nest will be transformed, as the two-month-long "Snow Festival" kicks off, and artificial snow will shift the arena into a winter wonderland. Twelve artificial snow machines turned the Bird's Nest, the Beijing Olympic venue and a landmark of the Chinese capital, into a winter wonderland for kids and tourists.

The stadium which now resembles a snow park, is hosting the "Snow Festival" for the next two months.

Man-made snow, up to one meter high, is carpeting an area of more than five-thousand square meters. It makes for a nice scene as the white stuff sits beneath a towering ice castle. And no need to worry about wasting water, because it is environmental friendly.

The stadium which now resembles a snow park, is hosting the "Snow Festival" for
the next two months.

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