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Yi ethnic group celebrates Torch Festival
Publication time:2010-08-09  | Author:admin

Yi ethnic group celebrates Torch Festival

Yi ethnic residents and visitors dance in a circle around a bonfire to celebrate the annual Torch Festival, which fell on August 4 this year, in Shilin Yi autonomous county, Southwest China's Yunnan province. More than 100,000 Yi people and visitors gather together at night for the celebration. [Photo/Xinhua]

Yi ethnic group celebrates Torch Festival

Visitors join the celebration of Yi ethnic group's annual Torch Festival, which fell on August 4 this year, in Shilin Yi autonomous county, Southwest China's Yunnan province. [Photo/Xinhua

Yi ethnic group celebrates Torch Festival

People release sky-lanterns to celebrate the Torch Festival of the Yi ethnic group in Shilin Yi autonomous county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 4, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Yi ethnic group celebrates Torch Festival

Yi ethnic girls sing to celebrate the Torch Festival in Shilin Yi autonomous county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 4, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Yi ethnic group celebrates Torch Festival

Yi ethnic people dance to celebrate the Torch Festival in Shilin Yi autonomous county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 4, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

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