From this summer, the Okinawa Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCVB) present a night entertainment show titled “The Matsuri Okinawa”. Matsuri standing for festival, the show introduced some performing arts of Okinawa which have been impacted by a diverse range of performing arts from Southeast Asia, lion and dragon dances, karate and kobudo etc., all arranged in a modern style.
More details at http://matsuri-okinawa.ocvb.or.jp/en/
Now for international martial artists visiting Okinawa, special discounts are available. If interested, please contact the Okinawa Karate Information Center.
The executive committee of the 2018 1st Okinawa Karate International Tournament has released the tournament's overview. Check it at this link:
We have updated a list of karate related monuments and sites. We hope you will enjoy it.
See the list here.
As the name indicates, the Okinawa Karate Information Center - OKIC - intends to be a front window for people in need for information about Okinawa karate and kobudo and the birthplace of karate that is Okinawa.
Furthermore, if you wish to visit Okinawa in relation with karate or wish to train in Okinawa, feel free to contact us anytime.
We can be reached by email, calling us or visiting our office located within the Okinawa Karate Kaikan.
Please understand that this website is still in the process of being built so bear with us if there is not yet that much information. We will for sure be adding information along the way. We welcome your comments and ideas on how to improve our services.
We hope to see you soon in Okinawa.
Thank you and Nife-debiru
Head of the center
Between August 1st and 13th, the Okinawa Prefecture and the Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shinkokai are organizing 2 seminars at the Okinawa Karate Kaikan. Information is available at the website below
If you have any inquiry during your visit, feel free to visit our center which is also located within the same Kaikan.