Aiming high for the New Year

PHOTO: REUTERS

Japanese in the costumes of ancient nobles playing a traditional ball game called "Kemari", as part of the country's New Year celebration at Shimogamo shrine in Kyoto yesterday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 05, 2016, with the headline 'Aiming high for the New Year'. Print Edition | Subscribe