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Yabusame was held on 7th October

suukei2018-1.JPGSukeisha-taisai and Yabusame (horseback archery) were held on 7th October.

This festival is conducted by Worshippers’ Association Enju-no-Kai to pray for developing the vigorous, hopeful, and cheerful society and promoting international openness.

As a part of intercultural activity, Tsurugaoka Hachimagu invites embassy officials and oversea students to Yabusame. Many diplomats and international students excited about the historical skills of samurai demonstrated by the Ogasawara school, and five children from the suukei2018-2.JPGEmbassy of Australia, Canada, England, and the US participated in the Yabusame. Through this experience, they deepened the understanding of Japanese culture with local Japanese children.

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