13 Aug 2021

Torch Festival China

The Yi people are one of China‚Äôs 56 ethnic groups. The Torch Festival is the main holidays of the Yi people of southwest China. During the torch festival Yi people in traditional attire carry torches and parade around villages. The Yi worship fire and believe fire has the power to ward off evil spirits and kill pests ensuring a good harvest. This festival is celebrated from August 13th-15th and also features wrestling, horse racing and dance shows.  Get FREE INTERACTIVE GAMES on Chinese values, traditions and culture at www.culturebuffgames.com

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