Archery Match

Archery Match

Archery is the national sport of Bhutan. You will see archery matches going on almost at all places you visit. The traditional archery elements (bows and arrows) are made of hard bamboo. Now the sport is being played on imported hunting bows and arrows. However, you will be able to witness and play archery on traditional equipment, if interested. We arrange archery matches for you. An archery match is not just a game of a sport. It has a lot of cultural and traditional meanings and significance. Our history has it that even our kings used to play archery for months. The songs sang by women cheering different teams comprise of insults, vulgar, praise and divine overtones. You must witness one!