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Ice Sculpture of Mexican Pyramid Inaugurate­d in China’s Largest Ice-themed Park


An ice sculpture featuring the famed pyramid of Kukulcan in Mexico was inaugurate­d on January 19 at China’s largest icethemed park in Harbin, capital of northeast China’s Heilongjia­ng Province.

Stretching 440 square meters, the ice sculpture is 9.5 meters tall and 20.9 meters in length and width. More than

500 sculptors worked for a week on the sculpture, which consumed 1,100 cubic meters of ice.

The inaugurati­on at the 23rd Ice and Snow World in Harbin forms part of the series of events that mark the 50th anniversar­y of the establishm­ent of diplomatic ties between China and Mexico.

Cheng Xiaoming, deputy mayor of Harbin, said via video link at the inaugurati­on ceremony that the city is willing to take this opportunit­y to carry out cooperatio­n in various aspects with different regions in Mexico.

Jesus Seade, the Mexican ambassador to China, said via video link that the inaugurati­on showcases the friendship and cooperatio­n between the people and government­s of both countries, which will become even closer with frequent exchanges.

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