Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, is situated in the northeast of China.Harbin is called pearl of Eurasia thanks to its location in the center of Northeast Asia.The Province features a rigid temperate continental monsoon climate, thus honored as Ice City for its long winter and short summer.
on February 18, 2009 distributes "24th World University student Winter Games" commemorative stamp 1 set of 2.
Harbin has many times conducted Asian and China's winter Games .
The Universiade is an International multi-sport event , organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU).
The first official World Student Games were organised in 1924 and were held under the auspices of the Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU) from 1949.An alternative event was organised by the Union Internationale des Étudiants (UIE) from 1947-1962, including one unofficial Games in 1954.
Bulgaria Sofia in 1977
Soviet Union Moscow in 1973