Our History

2006


May 2 ,2006
The International Kyudo Federation (IKYF) was founded

The International Kyudo Federation (IKYF) was founded in 2006 by Kyudo devotees from around the world to pursue the ultimate goal of Shin, Zen,, Bi (Truth, Goodness, Beauty) while cultivating its members through the practice of one of the most traditional of Japanese arts.

 
 

2010

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2010
First World Kyudo Taikai (Tokyo)

The First World Kyudo Taikai, a first for Kyudo, was held in 2010 at the Chuo Dojo inside the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan.

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2012

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April 13 - 15, 2012
The First Asia-Oceania Kyudo Seminar

The cherry blooms near Nippon Gaishi Sports Center Kyudojo were still in full bloom after a spell of cold weather. ・・・

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2012
First World Kyudo Koryu Enbu Kai (Paris)

 

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2012
Second World Kyudo Taikai (Paris) Pre-Event

 

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2012
International Kyudo Federation European Seminar (Paris)

 

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2013

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April 12 – 14, 2013
The Second Asia-Oceania Kyudo Seminar

Around the same time last year, the cherry blossoms had already been in full bloom around the seminar venue, but this year the pedals had already fallen. ・・・

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2014

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April 14, 2014
2014 TAIKAI INAUGURATION CEREMONY

On April 4, 2014, the Inauguration Ceremony of the Second World Kyudo Taikai was held at the French Embassy in Tokyo, Japan. ・・・

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April 10 – 18, 2014
The Third Asia-Oceania Kyudo Seminar

I would to like to take this opportunity during the opening of the 3rd Asia Oceania Kyudo Seminar to give my opening greetings to everyone. ・・・

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July 2 – 6, 2014
The 2014 Japan EXPO (World Kyudo Taikai Partner) (Paris)

The Japan Expo is the exhibition of Japanese Culture as its theme to be held in France. ・・・

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July 19 – 20, 2014
The Second World Kyudo Taikai (Paris)

The Second World Kyudo Taikai was held in Paris, France, welcoming the best archers from 21 countries around the world. ・・・

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2015

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April 8 - 16, 2015
The Fourth Asia-Oceania Kyudo Seminar

I would like to give my greetings to this opening of the 4th Asia Oceania Kyudo Seminar. ・・・

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July 27 – 29, 2015
2015 IKYF American Seminar

The American Seminar has been held over 20 times, seven of which have been held in South Carolina. ・・・

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