More than 1,000 relics depicting ancient sex culture will be on
display during the Shenzhen Sex Culture Festival, which will be
held in the city from Septemvber 21 to September 23.
Most of the items at the festival, the first one in Shenzhen,
are from the personal collections of Liu Dalin, a renowned Chinese
sex education expert, and Chen Zhen, a well-known sexologist in Jiangsu Province, according to the festival's
organizer Shenzhen Family Planning Association.
Apart from the exhibition, other events to be held during the
festival, include forums and speeches by psychologists and
sexologists from China and abroad.
Tao Lin, member of the Asian Federation of Sexology, and Chen
Dening, deputy chairman of the Shenzhen Association of Medical
Sciences, will give speeches on sexual health. Zhang Meimei from of
the Sex Health Research Center at Capital Normal University in
Beijing will answer questions related to puberty.
The festival aims to increase awareness about reproductive
health, popularize sex education and prevent the spread of sexually
transmitted disease and AIDS, according to the organizer.
All the booths in Hall 6 of the Shenzhen Convention and
Exhibition Center have been booked by nearly 100 companies,
according to the organizer.
In recent years, sex fairs have become popular in China as
governments at all levels have become aware of the importance of
Guangzhou has already organized a sex culture fair for four
consecutive years as a way to teach the general public about sex
(Shenzhen Daily September 18, 2007)