Chinese have entered in the month of Seventh (July) in Lunar Calendar, which is also known as Ghost Hunter month.
Some people feels that this is unlucky month for many Chinese because they believe that the Ghost are allowed to return to the human realm as Hell Gate opens in that month.
So, Breast-Touching Festival is a traditional festival of local Yi people of Ejia Town of Yunnan province, for those who are still single, will come in the streets for Breast-Touching festival on seventh month of the Lunar calendar; and it is equivalent to the annual Halloween Festival.
On this month, men are welcome to touch the women breast.
On this festival many men and women come to their town to participate in the “Breast-Touching Festival” where men are allowed to touch Breasts while women happily accepted being touched.
Legend has it that the festival began around the Sui Dynasty, where many virgin men who never touched women were killed in battle and those virgin men became ghosts wandering around and are looking for dead women to be their wives in the Ghost World.
And If the woman has been touched by many men then ghost would not have interest in them. So, girls does not want to go with ghost that’s why happily celebrates this festival. Girls at the age of 15 or more participate in this festival and asked the men to touch their breast.
Even many foreigners visited in this festival every year and now it’s become international festival which provide fun and happiness to the foreigners and their local alike also.
Hubei is the only city where Breast Touching Festival is legal and where men can legally touch women breast’s and women allowed them.