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Sapporo Snow Festival

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Each year in early Febrary, visitors gather in the Japanese City of Sapporo for an event that could only happen in icy cold whether. During the cities Snow Festival, master carvers and builders create beautiful works of art out of ice and snow. Started by hi school students' in 1950, the festival gained international attention when Sapporo hosted the Winter Olympic games in 1972 people from all over the world travel to Japan for this specail event.

 

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Each year in early February, visitors gather in the Japanese city of Sapporo for an event that could only happen in icy cold weather. During the city's Snow Festival, master carvers and builders create beautiful works of art out of ice and snow. Started by high school students in 1950, the festival gained international attention when Sapporo hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1972. People from all over the world travel to Japan for this special event.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2004 Education World

02/2005

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