Redwood Kyudojo Opening Ceremony May 29th 2016

The Hikime (Whistle Arrow) Ceremony is performed for only the most special events in Japan, and its form has been perfected by the Ogasawara school of etiquette.  Here it is performed for the very first time outside of Japan for the Redwood Kyudojo Opening Ceremony by Kiyomoto Ogasawara sensei, the 32nd heir to the Ogasawara Ryu.

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