Lisu people in SW China celebrate grand festival with traditional feat

"Climbing a mountain of knives and plunging into a sea of fire" is a popular Chinese phrase to describe someone's boldness to persevere through hardship. 

There's a place in Yunnan Province where they take it a bit more literally. Here's a look at the annual Kuoshi Festival in Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture.  

(Nujiang TV also contributed to this story.)   

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