Above are some photos published by pconline.com.cn from a contributing photographer named 树叶ab. These pictures, taken on January 19, 2008, depict the scenes of the ice-rimmed trees on the Wusong Island in northeast China's Jilin City.The Wusong Island in Jilin
Wusong Island is located in Tuchengzi County, Changyi district of Jilin Province. The island lies quietly in the mid section of Songhua River, occupying an area of approximately 0.25 square kilometers. The marvelous scenery of the island shows in the winter. When winter approaches, branches of the willow trees were covered with glitter ice. With the sun shining, the whole tree looks like a crystal statue.
Wusong Island is famous for its fabulous ice-covered willow and thousands of swan goose in winter. The island has become a famous scenic spot of Jilin City during winter season. Skiing, winter swimming and other entertainments are available to tourists.
Jilin Wusong International Ice Festival
Jilin is a first-rate tourism destination and a historic culture city. The rich natural resource of ice and snow makes it east to develop winter tourism industry.
Since 1991, the Wusong International Ice Festival takes the “beauty of Wusong, happy Jilin” as the subject, showing the charm and elegance of Jilin.
(China.org.cn February 2, 2008)