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The 60th Kamakura Festival -Events and Ceremonies-

Kamakura Festival is an annual event organized by the Kamakura City Tourist Association. This year, it is held from 8th to 15th April.

Some events take place in Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, and the schedule is as below.

 

 yabusame-haru.JPGSun. 15th April, 1pm   Yabusame (Horseback archery) 

at the horse track

Yabusame would be a special occasion to see the skill of medieval samurai at shooting arrows on horseback. Archers training at Takeda School show the skillful combination of horsemanship and archery.         

 

Detail information of the festival is available at the Kamakura City Tourist Association.

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation  Kamakura City Tourist Association

Tel: 0467-23-3050  Fax: 0467-22-3516

http://www.kamakura-info.jp/(Japanese)

http://en.kamakura-info.jp/(English)

 

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