Photographer's Note

Fire Worship Festival by the Yi minority in MeLe village in Yunnan China

  想象一下你生活在远古野蛮时代,是某个非洲部落的成员,赤身裸体,手执锋利的梭镖,你是否也会在某种神秘的仪式中,围着一堆燃烧的篝火,满怀敬畏地尖叫和舞蹈?You can imagine how brutal life in ancient times, is a member of African tribes, naked, standing on a sharp Neyzeh. you will in some mystical ceremony, surrounded by a pile of burning campfire, full of awe to scream and dance?

  红万村,中国西南部的一个偏僻山村,被发现还保留着这一古老的祭祀仪式。Hung Wan Village, a remote mountain village in southwest China, was found to have preserved the ancient rites and ceremonies. 这勾起了当代人的好奇心,大量游客蜂拥而至。This has aroused the curiosity of the contemporary people, a lot of visitors flocked. 他们一般从昆明出发,转石林沿326国道南行80公里,到弥勒县城再西行22公里柏油路,攀行5公里土石公路,进入这个居住着一千多口阿细人的村落。They generally from Kunming, 326 State Road southbound turn Shilin along 80 km, Maitreya westbound 22 km asphalt road to another town, climbed 5 km rocky road trip. I entered the residence with more than 1,000 people in the small villages in Azerbaijan.

  阿细人是古老的少数民族彝族中支系庞杂的一支,据说祭火节这一奇特民俗已保留了千年之久,现在,除了日益增加的游客,它还吸引了国内外大批文化学者和媒体的关注。A Xi Yi is the oldest medium between the bustle of a minority. Zhaihuo peculiar folk festival said that as long as a thousand years, has been retained, now, in addition to the increasing number of visitors. It also attracted a large number of domestic and foreign scholars and cultural and media attention

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  • Copyright: Tony Mok (TMLH) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 102 N: 458] (2496)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-03-21
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Exposure: f/11, 1/400 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-04-02 11:28
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