Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
Sex-theme park closed prematurely
+ -
08:19, May 18, 2009

 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
In the end, Chongqing's "Love Land" just lacked the staying power.

With its adult and explicit themes, the country's first sex theme park proved to be "too hot" for local authorities, and was torn down over the weekend.

"Sex education and harmonious sex" were the aim of the project, park manager Lu Xiaoqing said earlier, but the Chongqing government thought otherwise.

"Vulgar, ill-minded and misleading" was the official reaction on the park, which was slated for an October opening.

Visitors have taken jaw-dropping pictures of sculptures of naked men and women. The park also featured a giant replica genital on a wall and an exhibition on the history of sex as well as sex technique workshops.

Academics are not surprised at the park's fall. Professor Xia Xueluan, a sociology expert at Peking University, said: "Sex is a matter of privacy. It is not for publicity."

Source: China Daily



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Tamil protesters block major freeway in downtown Toronto
Jackie Chan's 'freedom' talk sparks debate
Bias or information gap
Congress wins election in India
Official fined for underage sex

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/6659400.pdf