Bird's Nest Snow Festival to Be Held in Beijing from December 19
The Bird's Nest, formerly known as the National Stadium of China, will host a snow festival from December 19th to February 20th, 2010. The event will last for over two months. A large indoor skiing center is under construction in the Bird’s Nest, which will become the largest indoor skiing center in Beijing after its completion. There will be a lot of exciting activities on offer, including skiing, snowboarding. An artificial ice mountain will be made and serve as a stage for performances.
During the festival, the stadium will provide 14 raceways, 500 snow loops, 500 snowboards and three snow motorbikes. Tourists can pay to have a try on those snow activities. Subway Line 8 can take tourists to the Olympic Sports Center Station or the Olympic Green Station, where the Bird’s Nest is located.