India-Japan Sports Exchange

This event was a joint effort between the Embassy of Japan and the Sports Authority of India. The event was a sports cultural programme to highlight the traditional sports of both the countries, as well as Japan’s initiative to promote “Sports for Tomorrow” and 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Performances of Japanese martial arts (Kendo and Karate), Indian martial arts (Kalaripayattu) as well as traditional Japanese drums and dance enthralled over three thousand spectators who had gathered to witness this mega event