Amusing Crying Baby competition held in Japanese capital Tokyo
Sumo wrestling students hold babies as they try to make them cry during the Crying Sumo competition at Sensoji Temple on April 25, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. The first baby to cry wins the competition. The ceremony takes place in Japan to wish for the good health of the child as it is said that crying is good for the health of babies.
A gyoji (C) or referee checks how loud babies, held by amateur sumo wrestlers, cry during Nakizumo (or crying contest) at Sensoji temple in Tokyo, Japan, 25 April 2010. One hundred babies born in 2009 participated in the crying contest, which is held praying for babies' growth and health all over Japan.
Babies held by their mothers attend the Nakizumo or crying sumo contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo, Japan, 25 April 2010. One hundred of babies born in 2009 participated in the crying contest, which are held praying for babies' growth and health all over Japan.
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