Dazo, The Art of Traditional Bow and Arrow Making in Bhutan_Distance
  • Manage No PI00005523
    Country Bhutan
    Year 2017-11-11
    ICH Domain Oral traditions and representations, Social practices, rituals, festive events, Traditional craft skills
Description Play archery, a Bhutan’s national game which is a popular sport especially among the male population. Archery promotes social cohesion, harmony and the preservation of tradition and shared values. Traditional archery field spans about 145 meters between the two targets. The targets are fixed on the ground at each end of the archery range facing each other. Archer shoots an arrow at a distance of 145 meters and the archers dance in jubilation if they hit the target .
Photographer Jigme Choden & Ngawang Choden
Place Thimphu, Bhutan File Size 4.07MB
Definition 300 DPI File Format JPG
Copyright Jigme Choden & Ngawang Choden, ICHCAP Copyright

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