Ice Festival in Japan – level 3
Japan’s largest winter event is the Sapporo Snow Festival, and it has taken place every year since 1950. It draws two million people from across the country and overseas.
This year, it features about 200 snow and ice sculptures, with subjects varying but tending to be about important people, buildings, or events from the previous year. One person on display is the American President Donald Trump.
Difficult words: feature (there are), subject (what something is about), vary (be about different things), tend (have a tendency; to be likely to do something).
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