People gather at the Torch Festival, in Xichang, China's Sichuan province. As a result of fast urbanisation in the rural area of China Like Lienchang prefecture, the traditional costume is fading away for the Yi people in dailylife.

Dancers perform at the Torch Festival, in Xichang, China's Sichuan province

Dancers, dressed with the traditional Yi costume, prepare to perform at the Torch Festival, in Xichang, China's Sichuan province

Dancers, dressed with the traditional Yi costume, wait to perform at the Torch Festival, in Xichang, China's Sichuan province