In Kyoto, during one of the most important festivals of the country, the history of Japan comes back to life: prepare to meet samurai, daimyo, shogun, princesses, priests and many others historical figures at the Jidai Matsuri.
Not so far away from the lively and touristic cities of Osaka and Nara there’s a region that enshrines some of the most important and ancient treasures of Japan: the Kii peninsula.
Japan is a country with a strong cultural and historical identity. Some of the ways japanese keep their traditions alive is with “matsuri” (festivals), ceremonies and by organizing special competitions. Amongst them there is the Yabusame.
Yabusame is the japanese traditional mounted archery: it’s a ceremony in which archers shoot three arrows at three different wooden targets, while standing on a galloping horse. It’s a difficult competition that requires a great balance, concentration and years of practice.
I’m happy to announce that Thursday 11th December, I’ll inaugurate my first personal photo exhibition about Japan.
This special event will take place in Rome city centre at Sabatini store, that’s one of the main points of reference for professional and amateur photographers of the capital. It’s located in Via Germanico 168/A (see the map below), the opening will be at 17:30 and you’ll be able to see my works in the reserved space for an entire month.