The Sapporo Snow Festival starts today and will run until 11th February. The opening ceremony begins at 6.30pm at Minami 4 Nishi 4.
The main sites for the various ice and snow sculptures are: Odori Park, Tsudome and Susukino - the main entertainment area of Sapporo.
As well as the amazing ice sculptures, other entertainments include an "Ice Queen" contest (held in Susukino, of course), snow slides and mazes and lots of great Hokkaido food and drink.
Sapporo Snow Festival 2010
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Friday, February 05, 2010