The Committee for the Okinawa Karate UNESCO Listing is organizing an online symposium on February 14th. Part one of the event will be a keynote speech by Koizumi Takeo, Professor Emeritus of Tōkyō University of Agriculture, “Introduction of registration initiatives – leaning registration strategies from the case of sake, shōchū, and awamori.” Part 2 will be a panel discussion titled “Martial arts physical manipulation and expression – A community custom that created Okinawa karate“. For details, please check the leaflet below. (In Japanese). According to the organizers, there will be no simultaneous interpretation in English on the day, but an English version will be uploaded later on on YouTube.

 Online symposium flyer(PDF)