Information on Kasagake Ritual at Kamigamo-jinja, the Year 2022 Project of Japan Culture Expo

The event is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Japan Arts Council and Japan Equestrian Archery Association with the collaboration of Kamigamo-jinja.

Venue: Kamigamo-jinja Shrine, Kyoto
Date and Hours: Sunday, October 16 from 13:00 to 15:00 with live transmission
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Other programs:
9:30~ Lecture on Kasagake and visit to the riding course (no need to apply, just come to the spot)
15:30~ Meeting with the archers (no need to apply, just come to the spot)
Depending on the progress of the programs, there may be some changes in the time schedule.
The announcement will be given both in Japanese and English to propagate the enchantment of Kasagake in Japan as well as abroad.
Interesting points will be made into a DVD and presented here.

Kasagake is one of the three traditional styles of shooting arrows while riding which is functional and requires more skill. Kasagake of Kamigamo-jinja has the history that 800 years ago, Gotoba jyoko performed Kasagake at the Shrine. Kasagake Ritual is an important traditional culture being the only one in Japan.

→ A scene from Kasageka Practice

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