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The live broadcast of the Inaugural Dedication performance in 2024 will be available on the official YouTube channel.

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Friday, October 25, 2024 11:00-12:00

*Due to the convenience of the venue, general admission to the “Dedication Demonstration” is not permitted.


Okinawa Karate Kaikan Special Dojo

Purpose of Inaugural Dedication

The purpose of the Inaugural Dedication is to honor our ancestors who created, developed, and passed down the art of karate by presenting and performing the techniques that have been handed down through the generations at the Okinawa Karate Kaikan Special Dojo, and to raise awareness of Karate Day and Okinawa as the birthplace of karate throughout Japan and beyond.

Event information

Following opening remarks from the organizer and guest-of-honor, the presidents of the four member organizations of the Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shinkokai will present a demonstration. A Dedication Performance featuring an individual who has been designated as an intangible cultural asset of Okinawa Prefecture will take place at the end of the event.

Introducing performer

List of performers for dedication demonstration in 2024



  1. Opening
  2. Demonstration by the chairman of 4 member organizations of Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shinkokai
  3. Introducing Inaugural Dedication
  4. Inaugural Dedication 2024
  5. Commemorative photograph