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Kyogi Karuta is a Japanese game using Ogura Hyakunin-isshu "karuta" cards. Each "karuta" card has an ancient poem on it.
It is a card game--however, it does not look like any other card games such as poker, contract bridge, etc...
It is the game of speed, memorization and concentration.
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Photo: Kyogi Karuta game demonstrated by Shin-ichi Nagaoka (4-dan degree,left) and
Yoshimasa Kobayashi (6-dan degree). January 2007, Bangkok

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Karuta at Washington, D. C. Sakura Matsuri April 2014 (you tube)
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Karuta in Beijing CHINA May 2014 (you tube)

Kyogi Karuta Handbook(PDF) (Free Download)
競技かるたハンドブック ダウンロード(フリー)

(Japanese, English, Thai,Chinese, French and Portuguese versions are also available.)

Karuta for beginnes class schedule (Falls Church, VA)


Reciting software(free) 読み上げソフト
Wasura Mochi わすらもち
Naniwa zu Inaba kun 難波津いなばくん


FAQ:
How and where should I measure my body when buying a Kimono and Hakama?

I don't live in Japan. Where can I buy Karuta cards?

Are there any Karuta club in my town or country outside Japan?

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かるたとは
What is Ogura Hyakunin-Isshu?
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