Magnificent snow sculptures on display in northern Japan (video)

2010 Sapporo Snow Festival

Japan’s annual snow festival in Sapporo attracts thousands of tourists every year. The week-long event features more than 200 snow sculptures, some as high as 15 meters, at three sites in the northern city.

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The 61st Sapporo Snow Festival takes place Feb. 5-11. For details, visit www.snowfes.com.