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Sapporo Snow Festival 2021

A bit commercialized but this beautiful festival of snow statues is a winter highlight in Sapporo parks


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About a dozen beautiful and colorfully lit 15 meters high and 25 meter wide snow statues are unveiled in February in Odori Park. There also are around 100 smaller figures and ice sculptures. The celebration of winter beauty often also includes some concerts and performances.

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