• Short Summary

    "YABUSAME" IS JAPAN'S TRADITIONAL SPORT OF ARCHERY, WHICH IS CARRIED OUT BY 20TH CENTURY SAMURAI (WARRIORS) DRESSED IN THE FORMAL HUNTING COSTUME OF THE 13TH CENTURY.

  • Description

    "YABUSAME" IS JAPAN'S TRADITIONAL SPORT OF ARCHERY, WHICH IS CARRIED OUT BY 20TH CENTURY SAMURAI (WARRIORS) DRESSED IN THE FORMAL HUNTING COSTUME OF THE 13TH CENTURY.

    THE ART OF "YABUSAME" IS TO SHOOT ARROWS WHILE RIDING AT FULL GALLOP ON HORSEBACK. "YABUSAME" DOEST BACK TO 1187, AND THERE HAS BEN NO BREAK IN THE CELEBRATION SINCE THAT TIME.

    YESTERDAY'S (FRIDAY'S) CEREMONY WAS CONDUCTED AT THE KAMUKURA TSURUGAOKA SHRINE, WHICH LIES ABOUT 40 MILES TO THE WEST OF TOKYO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9KWKBOLV98FXEDYCGVFURJ3DK
    Media URN:
    VLVA9KWKBOLV98FXEDYCGVFURJ3DK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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