April 26, 2010

JAPAN: Cry, Baby, Cry! Annual Temple Ceremony Promotes Healthy Growth

. BEIJING, China / The People's Daily / Life & Culture / April 26, 2010 TOKYO, Japan: The Sensoji Temple in Tokyo was venue of an annual Naki Sumo ceremony on Sunday, April 25, 2010, reports Xinhua. Babies born in 2009 participated in the annual traditional ritual performed as a prayer for the babies' healthy growth. Photograph shows a couple of babies crying in their Naki Sumo ceremony. They are held by sumo wrestler students as a senior judges the Funny Crying Baby Contest held in Tokyo. Photo: Xinhua/AFP [rc] Copyright by People's Daily Online