Fri, December 31, 2010
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Snow house restaurant greets guests in Harbin

2010-12-31 12:48:50 GMT2010-12-31 20:48:50 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A snow house restaurant is seen during the Snow Sculpture Festival in Sun Island Scenic Resort in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Dec. 31, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Yong)

An ice lamp is seen outside a snow house restaurant during the Snow Sculpture Festival in Sun Island Scenic Resort in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Dec. 31, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Yong)

A tourist shows dumplings in front of a snow house restaurant during the Snow Sculpture Festival in Sun Island Scenic Resort in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Dec. 31, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Yong)

A red lantern is hanged outside a snow house restaurant during the Snow Sculpture Festival in Sun Island Scenic Resort in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Dec. 31, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Yong)

Visitors pose for photo in front of a snow house restaurant during the Snow Sculpture Festival in Sun Island Scenic Resort in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Dec. 31, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Yong)

Red lanterns are ready to be hanged outside a snow house restaurant during the Snow Sculpture Festival in Sun Island Scenic Resort in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Dec. 31, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Yong)

Staff members play outside a snow house restaurant during the Snow Sculpture Festival in Sun Island Scenic Resort in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Dec. 31, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Yong)

A snow house restaurant is seen during the Snow Sculpture Festival in Sun Island Scenic Resort in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Dec. 31, 2010. Eight snow house restaurants built with snow started test operations to welcome guests on Friday during the festival. Every snow house could allow 70 people to have meal at one time. The meals includes various popular local dishes of northeast Chinese cuisine. There are also snow sculptures such as tractors, barns and wells around the snow houses, making the area like a village.

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