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Pictures: Huge sculptures at Japanese snow festival

Thousands of visitors are heading to the Japanese city of Sapporo to see ice and snow sculptures like this as part of the annual snow festival.
The festival lasts for seven days and attracts lots of visitors. This is a sculpture of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Sculpture of a Malaysian building
It's really cold there at the moment but it hasn't stopped people from coming along! This is a sculpture of the Itimad-ud-Daula's tomb in Agra, India.
Sculpture of an Indian tomb
There are almost 200 snow and ice sculptures on display at this year's festival.
Hello Kitty sculpture
Sapporo Snow Festival began in 1950, when six local high school students built some snow statues in the city's park, the same location the festival is held today.
Sculpture of a woman's head
Thousands of visitors are heading to the Japanese city of Sapporo to see ice and snow sculptures like this as part of the annual snow festival. Check out this ice slide!
Snow sculpture and slide
One of these was built to support the Japanese Winter Olympics team, wishing them luck for the upcoming games in Sochi.
Snow sports sculpture