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Yi Torch Festival

Yi Torch Festival 火把节 (Aug. 4) In a spectacular display of bonfires and bullfighting, the Yi people (彝族 Y!z%) celebrate this fiery annual festival with style. There’s music and dancing and even romance in the air. If a Yi man is interested in a woman, here, he has to be crafty and steal away her […]

06·30·2010

Yi Torch Festival

Yi Torch Festival 火把节 (Aug. 4) In a spectacular display of bonfires and bullfighting, the Yi people (彝族 Y!z%) celebrate this fiery annual festival with style. There’s music and dancing and even romance in the air. If a Yi man is interested in a woman, here, he has to be crafty and steal away her […]

06·30·2010
Yi Torch Festival
火把节 (Aug. 4)
In a spectacular display of bonfires and bullfighting, the Yi people (彝族 Y!z%) celebrate this fiery annual festival with style. There’s music and dancing and even romance in the air. If a Yi man is interested in a woman, here, he has to be crafty and steal away her fabric belt. Meanwhile, wrestling matches and firework displays keep this Shilin County, Yunnan Province, festival exploding everywhere. Celebrations go on long into the night, finishing with the lighting of a giant torch and a huge, crackling bonfire.

In a spectacular display of bonfires and bullfighting, the Yi people (彝族 Yízú) celebrate this fiery annual festival with style. There’s music and dancing and even romance in the air. If a Yi man is interested in a woman, here, he has to be crafty and steal away her fabric belt. Meanwhile, wrestling matches and firework displays keep this Shilin County, Yunnan Province, festival exploding everywhere. Celebrations go on long into the night, finishing with the lighting of a giant torch and a huge, crackling bonfire.