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Snow festival opens in Sapporo www3.nhk.or.jp

posted by  Yubi | 6¬†months, 2¬†weeks ago in Gaijin

The annual snow festival has opened in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo.

The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival began in the capital city of Hokkaido on Monday at the main site in Odori Park and another site. It kicked off a few days earlier at another venue in the eastern part of the city.

More than 200 snow and ice sculptures are on display including 5 snow statues and 2 ice sculptures standing 15 meters high.