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Harbin Ice Festival celebrated in Hong Kong

The Harbin Ice Festival will be held from 1 November 2014 to 10 November 2014 in Hong Kong.

Oct 15, 2014 18:30 IST
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The Harbin Ice Festival will be held from 1 November 2014 to 10 November 2014 in Hong Kong. In the Harbin Ice Festival India will showcase her culture, art, food and fashion.

The aim of the festival is to bring awareness about Indian culture to the people of Hong Kong and China.

There will be special focus on creating trade relations between the people of the two countries. This is to further the endeavour to celebrate 2014 as a Year of Friendship and Exchange between India and China.

Some of the biggest names in art, heritage and culture will showcase Indian performing arts and craft, food, fashion and more through dance, music and theatre performances, exhibitions and workshops. This event will bring Indian cultural awareness to the local Chinese community for the first time in such a large scale.

The original Harbin Ice Festival is a popular winter festival that takes place in the town of Harbin and is known for its ice sculptures.

Efforts have been made to recreate the ice exhibition in Hong Kong and light it up using coloured LED lights.

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