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Penis festival

Again, only in Japan!
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NOTHING SAYS SPRINGTIME LIKE A PENIS FESTIVAL

KOMAKI, Japan — It's springtime in Japan and that means one thing.
Actually, two things. Penis festivals and vagina festivals.

It may sound like a sophomoric gag. But these are folk rites going back at least 1,500 years, into Japan's agricultural past. They're held to ensure a good harvest and promote baby-making. Maybe they should hold more such festivals. Japan has one of the world's lowest birthrates (1.37 children per woman), which experts blame on stagnant incomes and changing gender relations.

The center-left government that came to power last year hopes to make child-rearing more affordable with a $280 monthly stipend per kid.
Meanwhile, the festivals provide an economic shot in the arm for host cities, a party for foreign tourists and expats, and a chance for locals to let loose, too.

One of the best-known penis festivals is at Komaki City's Tagata shrine, about 45 minutes outside Nagoya, every March 15. In a neighboring village, a vagina festival is held the Sunday before that. This year, that was the 14th — meaning rare, back-to-back genital worship days.

At the Hime-no-miya grand vagina festival, parents dress up their kids, pray for healthy babies, and celebrate with sake, beer and snacks galore.
In the morning, children carry a small vagina to the Ogata shrine. Later, some 40 grown men strain under the weight of a massive vagina while carrying it to the shrine in the main parade. They're followed by two smaller vagina litters.

At the end of the day pink and white mochi (glutinous rice ball treats) are hurled into the crowd. The penis festival the following day drew far more foreign and Japanese tourists — some 100,000, according to a festival brochure. Festival foreplay included much posing with wooden and candy penises. The main event is the parading of a two-foot by six-and-a-half foot long phallus carved from Japanese cypress.
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Re: Penis festival

Didn't you say that you were an event organiser?

I gather that you have posted this item on here to see the interest on the EF forum to see if you should organise one in Switzerland?
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Old 18.03.2010, 16:34
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Again, only in Japan!


It may sound like a sophomoric gag.
Penis and gag in the same message - hehhehhe

I feel like beavis and butthead
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Old 18.03.2010, 16:35
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Re: Penis festival

Good idea. I guess you don't need to figure out what you need to wear for a start and everyone would have the same kind of neanderthal interest. Do you think that they have some kind of staring limit set or a "no pointing" rule?
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Old 18.03.2010, 16:35
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Didn't you say that you were an event organiser?

I gather that you have posted this item on here to see the interest on the EF forum to see if you should organise one in Switzerland?
Nah, I see no point in praying to d!cks...
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Old 18.03.2010, 16:37
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Re: Penis festival

It's called the maypole in Europe. But we are lacking vagina worship; should be encouraged more.
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Old 18.03.2010, 16:39
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Re: Penis festival

Summerrain, if it's not a personal question (regarding your avatar), do you just have extremely short legs, or is it a vertical grand piano? Secondly, I know that some genius kids from Korea can probably play a tune with their toes, but you would in theory be using your heels - is there a message here?
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Old 18.03.2010, 16:44
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Summerrain, if it's not a personal question (regarding your avatar), do you just have extremely short legs, or is it a vertical grand piano? Secondly, I know that some genius kids from Korea can probably play a tune with their toes, but you would in theory be using your heels - is there a message here?
This has got to my favourite WTF post of the day.
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Re: Penis festival

do you have any pictures
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Old 18.03.2010, 16:55
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Oh.
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Aunt.



Actually, leave her out of it.

Wow. Juuuuust wow.
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do you have any pictures
Is this guy trying to replace Derv? Good job then
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Old 18.03.2010, 16:58
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Re: Penis festival

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Pretty much sums up life for us men.
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Click on the link and you'll have all the photos you need.

Summerrain - how come you focused on the penis part in your thread title?

In the name of equality, it should be termed a penis and vagina festival (based on the article content I hasten to add!).
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Old 18.03.2010, 17:01
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Re: Penis festival

Oh my. The girls sucking on penis lollies .... well you can imagine the reaction.
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going to japan make sure to keep your belongings well closed so that they do not steal it
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Oh my. The girls sucking on penis lollies .... well you can imagine the reaction.
Anything to stimulate Japan's birth rate growth!

Oh my, innuendos aplenty.
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Old 18.03.2010, 17:10
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Re: Penis festival

Are there any direct flights from Switzerland to Japan?

And speaking of penises...
This makes a great day with the girly's:
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The Icelandic Phallological Museum contains a collection of two hundred and nine penises
http://www.phallus.is/
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Are there any direct flights from Switzerland to Japan?

And speaking of penis'...
This makes a great day with the girly's:
http://www.phallus.is/
I might book my trip to Iceland sooner than expected LOL

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Re: Penis festival

They have something similar in Australia:

http://www.puppetryofthepenis.com/

on Tour right now!!!
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Old 18.03.2010, 19:12
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Re: Penis festival

Or if you don`t want to travel that far, you could visit the Condomeria in Basel...
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