Kemari Hajime (the year's first game of Japanese ancient ball-kicking), Kyoto

4th January, 2019 | at Shimogamo Jinja Shrine, Kyoto   Kemari Hajime, the year's first game of Japanese ancient ball-kicking in the precincts of Shimogamo Shrine, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, is held from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Kemari is an elegant ball game played by the nobles in the Heian period (794-1192). The players in ancient costumes make a big circle and gently kick a ball to each other. official website ››  http://kanko.city.kyoto.lg.jp/detail.php?InforKindCode=2&ManageCode=1000052


  • Kemari Hajime (the year's first game of Japanese ancient ball-kicking), Kyoto   Kemari Hajime (the year's first game of Japanese ancient ball-kicking), Kyoto
      蹴鞠始め(けまりはじめ)下鴨神社(京都)

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