The "Naked Festival" of Hadaka Matsuri Goes On Despite COVID-19 Concerns.
Hadaka Matsuri

In this segment of the John Osterlind Morning Show, Osterlind and Coleman talk about Hadaka Matsuri, or the "Naked Festival". It's a yearly Japanese traditional event in which upwards of a thousand Japanese men in loincloth fight over a Holy Stick.

This year, those concerned about the spread of the coronavirus urged men not to participate, yet the even went on as scheduled, albiet with only about a hundred particpants.

The John Osterlind Morning Show is New Orleans Live and Local radio show that airs on Bayou 95.7 from 5:30AM to 10:00AM (C).