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Opening Ceremony of the 71st Sapporo Snow Festival

February 4, 2020

A view of the opening ceremony of the 71st Sapporo Snow Festival at Otori Park in Sapporo, northern Japan, 04 February 2020. The Sapporo Snow Festival will run from 04 February to 11 February 2020. About 2.73 million people visited the festival in 2019. According to some news reports, visitor numbers for the winter festival may be reduced this year due to fear over the coronavirus. EPA-Jiji Press