Competition crying children - Naki Sumo in Japan (15 photos)

The purpose of this competition - to make a child cry. He goes to Japan. Naki Sumo competition for 400 years. Sumo wrestlers and priests all means make children who is not even a year old, crying. A child who is crying louder and longer than the others, is declared the winner.
This year the competition was attended by 80 children. Japanese parents believe that such cries and wailing going to benefit. Also, this event represents the culmination of spring. The festival is held every year at the temple Sensodzhi in Tokyo. When children are raised high above his head, mothers pray for their health. It is also believed that this ritual will help isolate the child from evil spirits.


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