Video of the symposium on karate tourism

 The archived video of the “Karate Tourism Online Symposium” held on February 16th has been released. Unfortunately, it is in Japanese only.

 Link to the archive:

 For more details, visit the website managed by OCVB:

A karate related folktale

 We introduce an Okinawan folktale "Why tigers can't climb trees" in English. To read and listen to the folktale, visit this page.

Released of the UNESCO registration promotion council’s website


 Following the seminar held of February 12th (more on the symposium here), the official site of the Committee for the Okinawa Karate UNESCO Listing was released.

    The address is


Postponement of the 1st Okinawa Karate World Junior Tournament
 A formal postponement announcement was released by the executive comittee. For details, please visit the tournament’s website or the press release (in Japanese).
Youth tournament, postponement notice

 The 1st Okinawa Karate World Junior Tournament's Okinawan preliminaries and main tournament are scheduled to be postponed due to the COVD-19 pandemic. For more, visit the tournament's website.