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Festival of the Steel Phallus

- serlingrod - Sunday, May 6th, 2007 : goo

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The Kanamara Matsuri, also called Festival of the Steel Phallus, is an annual Shinto fertility festival held in Kawasaki, Japan each spring. The festival is centered around a local penis-venerating shrine, once popular among prostitutes who wished to pray for protection against sexually transmitted diseases. Today, the festival is used to raise money for HIV research. There's also a legend of a demon that hid inside a young girl and castrated two young men on their wedding nights before a blacksmith fashioned an iron phallus that was used to break the demon's teeth, leading to the enshrinement of the item.

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EvilGentleman: 7th May 2007 - 03:26 GMT

I apologize in advance for the following politically-incorrect remark, but there is no way I can resist...

So, is this Erection Day coverage?

Peter: 7th May 2007 - 16:27 GMT

hahaha this is great... ive never heard of this festival...

Wai- Chang: 4th Aug 2008 - 16:53 GMT

I thing girls in China love boys penis or, fuck so that is why hey celebrate the day of penis. and also China's people does not belive on anything so they habe to belive on something every culture has belive on something eg. Hundu poeple belives on cow and something else.
I don't thing girls in china should celebrate this day cause it's a big shame out side China it's not a shame in china i know but it's shame in out side.

صائع: 20th Aug 2008 - 04:51 GMT

what da fuck is wrong with those people . Even men carry those 2 dicks, and how come they are carring a black dick. the loyalty to dicks is that their massage to us.

hamza: 9habe

Repo: 7th Apr 2009 - 14:25 GMT

All men follow me to japan to met some women that worship us!!!!

anon (203.89.133.230): 5th Aug 2009 - 07:33 GMT

this is japan. you morrons. nothing to do with china

Xavivi: 16th Nov 2009 - 02:16 GMT

Nothing is wrong with those people, they just love dicks, especially unmarried girls. Kawasaki must be a cool place to visit and be served with a dish wet and warm!

Franny Wentzel: 16th Nov 2009 - 03:36 GMT

Been a schlong time since this was first posted...

bull: oh.... god!!!

Xavivi: On Larrie I've seen alabilecek very warm!!!

Hoidne: XD *loool* Jawoi!

ismaei: 23rd Jul 2010 - 00:00 GMT

ão aqueles com quem sentimos afinidades...Que nos despertam saudades
Que conhecem a nossa realidade!...Amigos do peito
São aqueles que se tornam especiais
Que se fazem essenciais..Nos calando quando necessitamos ouvir
Nos estimulando quando pensamos em desistir
Nos amparando quando achamos que vamos cair!
Amigos verdadeiros do peito
Que se sentem felizes com as nossas vitórias
Que caminham lado a lado na mesma direção
Sempre nos impulsionando
...Amigos do peito...
São amigos queridos,
Jamais esquecidos
Que mesmo quando ausentes...
...Eles se tornam presentes
Porque estão be

cryser: awsome dick day

Franny Wentzel: 8th Dec 2010 - 00:02 GMT

What sound does a steel phallus make when you strike it?

DONG!

camille: _ima neme is camille ello

camille: goudbay

camille: goudbay

camille: salu sa va

tere: I like it.!!!!!!!

Torch: Only in Japan.

anon (31-59-95-167.rasana.net): nomireh@yahoo.com

anon (vc-nat-gp-s-41-13-0-226.umts.vodacom.co.za): 5th Dec 2012 - 13:50 GMT

its so embarasing

eagle tawasaki: 22nd Nov 2014 - 20:18 GMT

it is our festival if you don't know our culture... shut up suckers!

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