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Yi people’s traditional costumes show in Shanghai
Publication time:2017-12-21  | Author:Yunnan Provincial Party Commit


The Yi people's traditional costumes [Photo/Yunnan Provincial Party Committee]

A traditional costumes show of the Yi People in Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture located in centralYunnan Province of China took place in the Shanghai Grand Theater on the night of December 18.

The local government of Chuxiong wants more people in other places to see their unique traditional clothing.


The Yi people [Photo/Yunnan Provincial Party Committee]

EthnicYi embroidery is a major feature of their costumes. The Yi people are hardworking, intelligent and love life and ethnic Yi women start to learn the embroidery skills from elders when they are very young and personally sew the wedding dress.

On the fifteenth day of the first lunar month every year, the Yi villagers hold a grand traditional Yi costume competition, which has been inherited for 1,351 years and aroused great concern at home and abroad.


The Yi people's traditional costumes [Photo/Yunnan Provincial Party Committee]


Ethnic Yi children with their traditional costumes [Photo/Yunnan Provincial Party Committee]

The show in Shanghai has been on for three times in three days. In addition to the traditional, modern and future clothing, the Yi people also brought distinct songs and dance.

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