Xinjiang hosts winter sports festival
Published on Jan 8, 2013
A winter sports festival has opened in the region of Xinjiang, in far western China. The 7th Ice & Snow Tourism Cultural Festival got underway this week in Yili and will run until 28 February. Included in the festival are several winter sports competitions, including downhill and cross-country skiing, along with photography exhibitions, chess and table tennis tournaments, lantern festivals and other cultural activities.
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