Browsed by
Tag: 豊年祭

Japanese Festivals: Honen Matsuri (the Penis Festival)

Japanese Festivals: Honen Matsuri (the Penis Festival)

I’ve mentioned before how much I loooove visiting Japanese festivals. If you’re interested there are other posts about traditional festivals in Nara here. The Hounen Matsuri (豊年祭) or Penis festival, in Aichi, is one of the most fun events I ever attended in Japan. It was such a giggle! It is actually a fertility festival, so it’s not about worshipping willies. And it is held on the 15th of March every year. We attended back in 2008, when the event…

Read More Read More

%d bloggers like this: