A whole heap bigger than Frosty the Snowman

Artists chiselling away at a snow sculpture, which resembles a traditional marble work of art, at the annual International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, in China yesterday. Spectacular frozen works can be seen at this larg
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Artists chiselling away at a snow sculpture, which resembles a traditional marble work of art, at the annual International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, in China yesterday. Spectacular frozen works can be seen at this largest festival of its kind which takes place around January.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 23, 2015, with the headline 'A whole heap bigger than Frosty the Snowman'. Print Edition | Subscribe