Every year, Harbin winter swimming performance, show and game on the Songhua River add bustling with noise and excitement to Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival.
In winter, the temperature is usually lower than 20 degrees below zero in Harbin. The winter swimming is a very popular outdoor physical activity showing off the strong physique and iron of Harbin local people. Prefessional swimming pools are digged on the surface of frozen Songhua River 200 meters upwards the west of Harbin Songhuajiang Road Bridge.
Sponsored by the Winter Swimming Association of Harbin Municipality, all kinds of Harbin winter swimming shows and tournament games attractions many winter swimming lovers from all over China, as well as from nearly 30 countries. During the Harbin Ice Festival, the tourists can delightfully enjoy a list of highlights from comical diving shows to prefessional swimming competitions.