On December 25, the 18th Mount Emei Snow, Ice and Hot Spring Festival kicks off on the Golden Summit of the mountain. It is organized by Leshan government, Leshan Tourism and Sports Development Committee, Emei Scenic Spot Management Committee and Emei Corporations. The festival will last till the end of February.
On the opening day, a warrior game is held to show the show how they compete on resistance to the low temperatures. The winner gets a reward of 10000 yuan. A hundred Emei Kung Fu masters ,seven senior masters and three yoga masters perform for the festival.
The festival has been held for 17 times. It is one of the ten folk festivals of Sichuan and a business card of winter tourism in Sichuan. During the festival, the Emei photography competition and the monkey image design contest will be held. Various events are expected to attract tourists.