News Announcement from Okinawa
February 16, 2021
This Event Has Been Cancelled:
The New schedule for the Memorial Events
for Founder Shoshin Nagamine in 2021
Dear WMKA members around the world,
The COVID-19 pandemic is still spreading and on the rampage around the world. We hope all of you are not affected too much and are keeping your daily lives safe. It seems no one including pandemic specialists from around the world can predict when this COVID-19 PANDEMIC will become quiet and we will return to our normal daily lives again. All we can do may be to pray that the Covid-19 pandemic will be over as quickly as possible.
“There is no night that doesn’t dawn”, and we believe that today’s step by step actions will lead to a bright future. I want to announce “The New schedule for the Memorial Events for Founder Shoshin Nagamine in 2021”.
Please refer to the attached leaflet below this letter for detailed information.
We hope that positive thinking and rational behavior of people around the world will soon overcome the Covid-19 pandemic. Corona virus vaccination has begun in some countries and we hope it will soon cover all nations. Also, we wish that the Tokyo Olympic and the Paralympic Games will be open this summer in Japan to show the strength of human beings over the Covid-19 pandemic. We will closely follow the Covid-19 pandemic situation around the world and will inform you of any changes including any additional postponement or suspension of the Memorial Events in Okinawa.
We are very hopeful that this year we can all gather for this truly special event honoring our founder Shoshin Nagamine!
Please be careful about the Covid-19 situation and protect yourself and the people around you!
Yoshitaka Taira, President of the WMKA
The Memorial Monument Unveiling ＆ Celebration
for Founder Shoshin Nagamine
Karate-Do International Seminar & Exchange Martial Arts 2021
長嶺将真先生 顕彰碑 除幕式と祝賀会 並びに 空手道国際セミナーと交流武芸祭2021
Date:November 5th～7th (3Days)
1) November 5 (Fri): International Karate-do Seminar ~ Dan Promotion Test
2) November 6 (Sat): International Karate-do Seminar ~ Exchange Martial Arts
Dojo Owners Exchange Meeting & Party
3) November 7 (Sun): Memorial Monument Unveiling & Celebration Party
Venues; (The Venues will be announced officially later)
1) Shinyasiki Park Tomari Naha (Final)
2) Okinawa Karate Kaikan (Tentative) & Okinawa Prefectural Martial Arts Hall (Tentative)
Special Remarks; We will closely monitor the Covid-19 pandemic situation around the world and will inform you any changes including postponement or suspension of the Memorial Events.