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Ice sculpture festival in Japan to feature miniature Taipei 101

Ice sculpture festival in Japan to feature miniature Taipei 101

Taipei, Dec. 23 (CNA) An ice sculpture festival scheduled to take place in northern Japan's Hokkaido will feature a replica of the Taipei 101 skyscraper for the first time, the event organizer said Wednesday.

The Sounkyo Ice Waterfall Festival, which will run Jan. 23-March 27 in Asahikawa City, will feature 30 sculptures including the Taiwanese landmark for the first time, according to the Tourism Association of Sounkyo.

In addition to the Taipei 101, an ice sculpture copy of the Dragon and Tiger Pagoda in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung will be part of the display, the association said.

The ice sculptures, designed by Japanese artists, will also include world-renowned landmarks like the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore and the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, it said. (By Wang Shu-fen and Lee Hsin-Yin)


Updated : 2021-09-22 08:34 GMT+08:00