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Art or Obscenity? Children's body painting draws controversy [Copy link] 中文

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from news.163.com

In June 1, Children’s Day, many activities about children were on show. In Foshan, Guangdong province in southeast china, a children’s body painting show drew controversy. The sponsor thought that drawing lotus on children’s body could remind people the children molesting cases .

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Supporters regard that body painting is a kind of art, and it’s fine to draw on children’s body. Nevertheless, critics think that body panting is related to obscenity and it’s inappropriate to do draw on children’s body.
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1 o’clock at noon in May 31, 2 painters were drawing lotus on 4 children’s bodies which were dressed only on corsages and shorts in a pavilion near the lotus pond.
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After being drawn, 4 little girls posed to allow tourists photographed showing the beauty of lotus.
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This activity had drawn a lot of attention as well as controversy. The painter, Mr. Wang, said that body painting had no relation to obscenity but a kind of art that we should treated on aesthetic view.  
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The activity had last to 4 o’clock. A manage in the lotus park said that this activity would be held on children’s day to appeal the attention on children’s security and health from nation, government, society, school and family after several molesting cases happened; the lotus represents chastity, beauty and holy.
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If they are dressed like lotus,maybe they will be more beautiful.

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