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Tyrnavos, Greece

Bourani Phallic Festival

Mon, Mar 2, 2020
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One event on Mon, Mar 11, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 12:00am

Tyrnavos Tyrnavos, Greece

Every year on the first Monday of Lent visitors come from far afield to revel in one of the strangest festivals in the world. The Buorani festival in Tyrnavos celebrates fertility and all things penis shaped including a phallus parade which features penis costumes, fake penises, penis masks, and phallus floats. The festivities begin as residents dance around a huge cauldron of spinach soup as they wave penis-shaped objects and sing lewd songs. The festival is thought to date back to 1898.…