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Thousands hunt for sex toys in a Walloon field
It has become a Belgian Easter holiday tradition. Thousands of people, gathered in a field outside Namur, to dig for hidden sex toys.
About 5,000 treasure-hunters - mostly women - and a similar number of spectators joined the annual hunt in Wépion on Sunday, which is now in its ninth year and growing in popularity.
Buried in the ground were 800 tickets to be redeemed for a sex toy. Participants came from all over Belgium as well as France, the Netherlands, Spain and Portgual. Some came in fancy dress, as you'll see above.
"Each year attracts more and more people," said organiser Colombe Cuvelier from the website Soft Love. "Our goal is to promote the emancipation of women for a good cause."
Money raised from the event will be donated to Relay for Life, which raises funds for cancer, and a charity supporting women with endometriosis.
Photo: Maxime Asselberghs/Belga