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The 59th Kamakura Festival was held

The 59th Kamakura Festival hosted by the Kamakura City Tourist Association was held on 9th and 16th April at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu.

On 9th, Shizuka no mai (Dance of Lady Shizuka), Japanese dance, was dedicated on the lower worship hall. On 16th, Yabusame, horseback archery, was performed by the Takeda School as a finale of Kamakura Festival with the presence of the ambassador of Greece, Mr. and Mrs. Karatsolis.

Each day, thousands of audiences enjoyed the dance and Yabusame for their traditional forms and skills.

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