Latest Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival Stories

2011-01-11 14:37:00

POMONA, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four world-class ice sculptors from the tri-state area will be showcasing their skills at the Fifth Annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival 2011 (www.knickerbockericefestival.com) being held at Rockland Lake State Park on January 29th and 30th. Fans will be able to vote for their favorite sculpture and a trophy will be awarded to winner of the friendly competition. The four ice-carving invitational participants include: Earl Covington (Ice Art;...

2011-01-07 10:00:00

BRUGES, Belgium, January 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The internationally-renowned Ice Sculpture Festival will be open to the public in Bruges until Sunday, 16 January 2011. But this does not mean the end - because this treasure-trove of magical ice art is being offered for sale in its entirety to other potential partners and city administrations around the world. This is the very first time that these ice masterpieces will not be melted down at the end of the festival, but will be given a...

2009-12-16 10:00:00

POMONA, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Knickerbocker Ice Festival is adding some green to the wintertime event with ecological and earth-friendly products, services and educational events to demonstrate how anyone can be more earth-friendly. The Knickerbocker Ice Festival, celebrating the Hudson Valley's 19th century ice industry, runs January 23rd and 24th, 2010 at Rockland Lake State Park in Congers, NY. The park's been designated a priority site for sustainability initiatives...

2009-12-09 08:50:00

BEIJING, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As China enters the depths of winter, travelers are making plans to visit the world renowned Harbin Ice & Snow Festival. The China Guide (http://www.TheChinaGuide.com ) is currently booking tours to Harbin which include hotel, festival sights and activities, train or flight tickets and the opportunity to ski at China's best mountain resort. Harbin Winter Festival activities will be under way as of December 20th, with the official opening ceremony...

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