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STORY:++China Ice Festival- Tourists from all over the world visit ice and snow festivalLENGTH: 02:51FIRST RUN: 1730RESTRICTIONS: AP Clients OnlyTYPE: NatsoundSOURCE: AP TELEVISIONSTORY NUMBER: 925281DATELINE: Harbin - 5 Jan 2014LENGTH: 02:51RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSHOTLIST++PRELIMINARY SCRIPT - TRANSLATIONS/TRANSCRIPTION AND FULL STORYLINE TO FOLLOW++AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY1. Wide pan across Harbin's Ice and Snow World2. Wide of illuminated ice structures3. Zoom of giant ice structure4. Wide of multiple ice structures5. Wide of people lined up for the ice slide6. Mid of people using the ice slide7. Point of view of person sliding8. Pan of people sliding9. Mid of tourists taking photos10. Wide of ice castle11. Wide of horses and carts12. Mid of tourists travelling by horse and cart in front of ice structure13. Mid of Daqing tourist Yan Xinxin posing for a photo14. Pan of Guilin tourist Qin Shihan taking a photo of Yan15. Wide of 'Colosseum' ice structure16. Tilt down from 'Colosseum' to tourists taking photo17. Mid of the top of an ice church18. Tracking of Peterson and another man passing by the ice churchSTORYLINETourists from all over the world braved the minus 29 degrees Celsius (minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit) in Harbin, China, to see the freezing wonderland Ice and Snow World, on Sunday.More than 10-thousand workers built all the ice and snow structures in just 15 days, using 180-thousand cubic metres (6,356,640 cubic feet) of ice and 150-thousand cubic metres (5,297,200 cubic feet) of snow.