Lasting for 7 days, China Stone Forest International Torch Carnival is to be held from 6 August in Kunming of China’s Southwest Yunnan province. During the event, Yi nationality traditional wrestling, bullfight competition, torch carnival, theme party and other ethnic activities will be held, adding a feast to the summer days. On the basis of traditional cultural inheritance, the carnival has infused with modern elements as well.
Torch Festival of Yi people is the biggest traditional festival. For thousands of years, they have created a fire history, fire culture. With the progress of the times, and now, the ancient, magical Torch Festival has been given new content, and it has become open to all people, symbol of progress and peace and friendship.