Beginning of the International seminar


   The 6th Okinawa Karate International Seminar, hosted by the Okinawa Prefecture and the Okinawa Dentō Karatedō Shinkōkai, has started today. More than 75 people from 21 countries are participating. In addition to the usually represented nationalities, there are also karate participants from Burkina Faso and Kazakhstan.


International Seminar Shuttle Bus Notice

  A free shuttle bus will run for Okinawa Karate International Seminar participants. It will be operated from January 21st (Tue) to 26th (Sun).

  For details, please check the PDF below.

    Intl Seminar shuttle bus info

Supporting Shuri Castle’s reconstruction

  Following the large-scale fire that occurred in Shuri Castle last year, the Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shinkokai is raising funds for the reconstruction of the castle counting mainly on the support of karate circles. The whole raised amount will be donated to the Okinawa Prefectural Government.

  If you would like to donate, please check this page.
  Click here to check the fundraising status.

A short karate drama broadcast soon

  On January 20, 2020 (Monday) from 19:00 to 19:55, QAB Ryukyu Asahi Broadcasting will broadcast a short karate drama titled "Ryukyu Karate Idol TERAKA". IMGKA Yagi Akihito is part of the cast.
  For the trailer and more details in Japanese,

Announcement of New Year holidays

  The Okinawa Karate Information Center will be closed for the New Year holidays during the following dates.


     From Monday, December 30, 2019 to Friday, January 3, 2020


  Our center will be opened as usual from January 4, 2020 (Saturday).
  Inquiries by e-mail will be handled from January 6, 2020 (Monday).

  We thank you for your understanding and wish you a Happy New Year!