欢迎来到石林地质公园 石林旅游网
Home > NEWS

Shilin County Will Host 2019 China Shilin Torch Carnival

Shilin County will host 2019 China Shilin Torch Carnival from July 25th. The event has the themes of “Anniversary in Yi Village for the 70-Year Magnificence” and “China Dream - Yi Emotion - Please Stay, Guest from Afar”.


To ring out the old fire and welcome the new one, a fire sacrifice ceremony and art performance, etc. will be held in Gui Mountain, Shilin on the morning of July 25th; and the event on July 26th will be the major show of 2019 China Shilin Torch Carnival. Sacred and solemn Bimo fire sacrifice ceremony as well as singing and dancing performance in phalanx full of local ethnical characteristics will attract people's attention to Long Lake Ethnic Square of Culture and Sports Activities. And the theme party and torch carnival in the County Town Cultural and Sports Center in the evening will bring it to culmination. How could Torch Festival go without traditional bullfighting and wrestling? Intense bullfighting and wrestling can often help people quickly integrate into the atmosphere of Torch Festival. In addition to these, there will be also activities with local features like “intangible cultural heritage exhibition” and “embroidery contest” during the event, aiming to give citizens and visitors an unforgettable Torch Festival.

Appendix: activities in 2019 China Shilin Torch Carnival

(I) Fire making and sacrifice ceremony

1. Fire returning ceremony

Time: 07:00 to 07:30, July 25th, 2019

Venue: Shilin County Town to Gui Mountain

Content: Bimo organizing the activity of returning old fire

2. Fire making ceremony

Time: 10:00 to 11:00, July 25th, 2019

Venue: Gui Mountain National Forest Park

Content: traditional fire making activity for Torch Festival

3. Art performance for welcoming fire

Time: 11:00 to 12:30, July 25th, 2019

Venue: Gui Mountain National Forest Park

Content: ethnic art performance

(II) Opening Ceremony

Time: 13:00 to 14:00, July 26th, 2019

Venue: Long Lake Ethnic Square of Culture and Sports Activities

Content: Bimo fire sacrifice ceremony and ethnic performance in phalanx

(III) Theme Gala

1. Theme gala

Time: 20:00 to 22:00, July 26th, 2019

Venue: County Town Cultural and Sports Center

Content: theme gala of 2019 China Shilin Torch Carnival to celebrate Shilin Torch Festival and the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

2. Torch carnival

Time: 19:00 to 24:00, July 26th, 2019

Venue: County Town Cultural and Sports Center, Shilin Hotel roundabout, Shuanglong Square, etc.

Content: Dasanxian show and guest reception activity before the performance of Torch Festival themed gala.

(IV) Traditional Bullfighting Activities

1. Traditional bullfighting activity at Xijiekou

Time: 13:00 to 18:30, July 25th to 26th, 2019

Venue: Weiduzha Village, Xijiekou Town

Content: non-profit traditional bullfighting and art performance.

2. Traditional bullfighting activity at Long Lake

Time: 14:30 to 18:30, July 26th, 2019

Venue: Long Lake Ethnic Square of Culture and Sports Activities

Content: non-profit traditional bullfighting activity.

(V) Traditional Wrestling Contest

1. Traditional wrestling at Long Lake and Gui Mountain

Time: 14:00 to 18:00, July 27th to 28th, 2019

Venue: Long Lake Ethnic Square of Culture and Sports Activities, Guishan Sani Cultural City

2. Women wrestling contest at Xijiekou

Time: 13:30 to 18:30, July 26th, 2019

Venue: Xijiekou Town

Content: traditional wrestling contest for women.

(VI) Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition

Time: July 25th to 27th, 2019

Venue: County Town Cultural and Sports Center

Content: intangible cultural heritage exhibition.

(VII) Embroidery Competition Launch Ceremony

An embroidery competition will be organized.

(VIII) Hosting “Ethnic Culture and Tourism Integration Development Forum” of Social Sciences Presidents Association of 12 Western Provinces

Forum about the glorious 70 years of the western region and the integrated development of local tourism culture.

(IX) “China Family” Cultural Exchange Activities

“China Family · Yunnan-Taiwan Youth Ethnic Culture Study Camp” cultural exchange in Stone Forest, and “Cross-Strait Family · Fiery Stone Forest” photograph exhibition and photography activities will be launched.

(X) Township (Community) Sub-Venue Activities

1. Fiery Dake basketball games at Dake Township

Time: 9:00 to 17:00, July 22nd to 23rd, 2019

Venue: Dake Township Zhongxin School

Content: the 12th Basketball Games of Dake Township

2. Dasanxian and campfire party at Shilin Community

Time: 20:00 to 23:00, July 25th, 2019

Venue: Yi Village

Content: Dasanxian and campfire activities

3. Ethnic cultural experience activities at Guishan

Time: July 24th, 2019

Venue: Sani Cultural City, Guishan Town

Content: Dasanxian invitational tournament, country music exchange art performance, and Sani Drama Evergreen Bamboo Leaf of Yi ethnic group.

4. “Lion Dance in Torch Festival with New Charm in Ancient Town” at Banqiao

Time: 13:00 to 17:00, July 27th, 2019

Venue: Front Square of High-Speed Rail Shilin West Railway Station

Content: Lion Dance Competition, hot pot banquet.

5. Ashima cultural experience carnival at Long Lake

Time: 14:30 to 20:00, July 27th, 2019

Venue: Long Lake Scenic Area

Content: “Back to Azhuodi for Ashima” art performance show and “various styles and scenes in different villages” experience activities at Long Lake.

6. “Summer at Bajiang River, Stage for People” Torch Festival at Lufu Community

Time: 14:00 to 16:00, July 27th, 2019

Venue: County Town Shuanglong Square

Content: show themed joy and peace to express cultural and artistic charm of the masses.

(XI) Series of activities in other sub-venues, enterprises, groups and organizations

1. Street of featured goods and food

Time: July 15th to 30th, 2019

Venue: County Town Cultural and Sports Center

Content: Yi hot pot banquet, and exhibition & sales of featured snacks, featured products and goods, etc.

2. Ornamental Stone and Stone Picture Exhibition

Time: July 22nd to 28th, 2019

Venue: Stone Town, Shilin Ecological Park, etc.

Content: exhibition and sales of ornamental stone and stone pictures.

3. Experience Activities for Torch Festival in Snow and Ocean Park

Time: July 24th to 26th

Venue: Shilin Snow and Ocean Park

Content: experience activities for Torch Festival.

4. Torch Festival themed activities in Apricot Tree Garden, Taiwan Peasant Entrepreneurship Park, etc.

Time: July 24th to 26th

Venue: Apricot Tree Garden, Taiwan Peasant Entrepreneurship Park, etc.

Content: Pintball contest and other experience activities for Torch Festival.

滇ICP备15008403号 版权所有:云南石林风景名胜区管理局 技术支持:盛威时代科技集团有限公司

版权所有:云南石林风景名胜区管理局 Copyright(C) 2019-2020. All Rights Reserved. 滇公网安备 53012602000141号