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Yasothon Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival 2019

The fertility rites and ceremonies play a major role in Thai culture. One of the most famous is the Rocket festival

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Asking for fertile fields and prosperity, while performing sexual innuendo and firing up the phallus-shaped bamboo rockets, the festival is all about sex. Featuring parades, inappropriate jokes and party atmosphere, the event culminates with a contest of the rockets and diving into a muddy pond. ​

The rockets launched on final day of the festival
The rockets launched on final day of the festival
Covering oneself with mud is part of the tradition on the final day of the festival
Covering oneself with mud is part of the tradition on the final day of the festival
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