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Ice festival: Artists carve work from ice in China

5 January 2014 Last updated at 02:04 GMT

The annual Harbin International Ice Festival has begun in China with more than 7,000 people working to help the artists shape their creations.

More than 180,000 cubic metres of ice was used, along with 150,000 cubic metres of snow.

Russell Trott reports.

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