2017 Kanamara penis festival
39 images Created 2 Apr 2017
The Kanamara festival of the steel phallus is a famous festival that takes place the first Sunday of April i Kawasaki Daishi, Kanagawa, Japan. The festival celebrates the legendary defeat of a penis eating demon who was tricked into biting down on a steel phallus. A wildly popular festival with tourists and Japanese alike who come to enjoy the parade of 3 mikoshi (portable shrines) eaching carrying a phallus. The most famous perhaps is the large pink polystyrene phallus carried by transvestites from the Elizabeth Club. Candy shaped to resemble both male and female genitalia are also a famous sight from this strange Japanese matsuri.