JAPANESE WOMEN DOUSE ICE-COLD WATER ON THEMSELVES DURING THE MIDWINTER
FESTIVAL IN TOKYO.
Japanese women douse themselves with ice-cold water during the
midwinter cold endurance festival at Kanda Myojin shrine in Tokyo
January 11, 2003. About 30 people participated in the annual New Year
festival as the temperature reached 9.2 degrees Celcius.