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Photo Journal: Cool craftsmanship

An ice sculpture of the Taipei Guest House of Taiwan is seen in the Mainichi Newspapers Co.'s area at the Sapporo Snow Festival, in Odori Park, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, on Feb. 6, 2017. (Mainichi)

A lighting test for the 68th Sapporo Snow Festival is seen at Odori Park in Sapporo's Chuo Ward on Feb. 5, 2017, a day before the annual festival kicked off. A total of 113 snow and ice sculptures are being exhibited at the park during the event, which will run through Feb. 12. The Mainichi Newspapers Co. is exhibiting a giant snow sculpture of Taipei Guest House in Taiwan. (Mainichi)

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