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Torch Festival Activities Around Yi Area(2013)
Publication time:2013-07-30  | Author:HIKING

The annual Torch Festival is coming, showcasing the "fire" culture of the Yi and other ethnic groups.

Yi People aroundSouthwest Chinawill all celebrate the festival. InLiangshan,Sichuanprovince, local people have celebrated the biggest traditional festival since early July. During the days, people will hold wrestling and bullfighting activities in their villages. Main activities of the torch festival are at night., People either light the torches to pray for a good harvest or light the bonfire to hold a song and dance party.

People living in different regions will select different days as their Torch Festival.In 2013, tourists have more choices. The table below may give you some advice.                                     

 

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