Students from 12 universities, from both Russia and China, participated in activities such as the ice-breaking, the memorial visit to the Soviet Red Army monument, the world hand-in-hand celebration, the “Evening of Russia” cultural show, the ASTRU Sino-Russian Youth Concert, a Russian style in Harbin lecture, and a Harbin City Culture tour, to name a few. This series of activities not only promoted friendship between Chinese and Russian youth, but also showed great spirit of unity and cooperation, particularly in light of the Sino-Russian exchange of youth year.On the evening of the 21st the World hand-in-hand, Evening of Russia cultural show was held in the HIT auditorium. Assistant President of HIT, XU Xiaofei, Victor Konov, Counselor of the Russian Embassy in China and Director of the Beijing RussianCultural Center, and Kalinyuk, the representative of the Russian Federation Consulate General in Shenyang attended the ceremony and gave speeches. XU pointed out in his speech that HIT has been striving to boost international thinking since its very beginning. In 2014, more than 2,200 international students from 115 countries are students at HIT, and he really hopes that on the stage of the “world hand-in-hand” of HIT, we could see more and more international students. Konov said in his speech that with the background of the Sino-Russian friendly exchange year of youth, educational exchange programs have been the most important aspectof the cooperation between Russia and China. According to the strategic plan of Russia and China, the amount of international exchange students will reach to 100,000 by 2020. The ASTRU Youth Ice and Snow Big Get-Together has definitely become a great motivation to achieve this goal.Nearly 3,000 people from all over the world, including teachers and students of HIT,representatives from E9 (Excellent 9) universities, and teachers and students from universities of other provinces joined in the activities.