Image of the Day: Snow Sculpture

Monday 27 January 2014 07.27
Over 2.6 million people are expected to attend the snow festival
Over 2.6 million people are expected to attend the snow festival

Members of Japan’s Ground Self-Defence Force take part in the construction of a snow model of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, which stands in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The sculpture is for the Snow Festival in Sapporo, in northern Japan.

More than 2.6 million people are expected to visit the week-long winter festival, which will start on 5 February.