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The 1st Ambassadors Cup of Japan in Iraq

Date: March 24, 2017
Place: Baghdad, Iraq
Organizer: Iraq Branch Chief Ayad Al Khafaji & Japanese Embassy in Iraq

On March 24th, the 1st Ambassadors Cup of Japan in Iraq was organized by the Japanese Embassy in Baghdad in cooperation with the WKO Iraq Branch


The 6WC Tournament Draw

Please confirm the tournament draw of the 6th World Karate Championship in Weight Categories that will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan on July 1-2, 2017. The updated tournament draw will be announced again at the appropriate timing, once the remaining information has been confirmed.

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The 6th Matlosana Cup Karate Tournament

Date: March 11, 2017
Place: Banquet hall, Klerksdorp Town, North West Province, South Africa
Organizer: South Africa Branch Chief Thomas Sindephi Mayekani

Again, Shinkyokushinkai Matlosana under the leadership of Sensei Thomas Mayekani has hosted a very successful, well organized and well attended annual tournament, the 6th Matlosana Cup Karate Tournament.


Uzbekistan Karate Demonstration

Date: March 21st, 2017
Place: Navoi, Uzbekistan
Organizer: Uzbekistan Branch

The most ancient national holiday Navruz (“Holiday Navruz”), “new day” in translation, is celebrated on March, 21st.


Indonesia Branch 35th Anniversary Event

Date: February 17-18, 2017
Place: Jakarta, Indonesia
Organizer: Indonesia Branch

On February 17-18, WKO Indonesia celebrated its 35th Anniversary and simultaneously conducted a Karate seminar and grading exam in Jakarta.