Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

epa01982361 Two men walk along the frozen Songhua river in the early morning hours in Harbin, China’s northern Heilongjiang province, 07 January 2010. Harbin is currently hosting the annual International Ice and Snow Festival which attracts visitors from all over China as well as a few from overseas as they brave below zero temperatures to see giant ice and snow sculptures of anything from a pagoda to a Sphinx and a replica of China’s Forbidden City. EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL