Today we have an annual Japanese archery competition here.
Young men and women (age 20),who have an experience of archery, gather at this big Temple,and compete with each other.
Another meaning of this event is a cerebration of coming-of-age.
This traditional event dates back to Edo era.
About 600 years ago,samurai people competed their skills of archery at this Temple,and that is the origin of this event.
They wear special costume,called "Hakama".
Today is the long-awaited day for them.
They practiced strenuously for today's competition.
They focus all of their concentration on a target...
(To be continued)