Date: December 8, 2019
Place: Taipei, Taiwan
Organizer: TAIWAN Japanese Association Culture Working Group, and Taiwan Branch
On December 8, 2019, Taiwan Branch members carried out a special Karate demonstration at the 31st Japanese Culture Festival which was organized by TAIWAN Japanese Association Culture Working Group in Taipei.
Approximately 20 members from each Dojo of Taiwan Branch participated in this event.
They showed Kihon, Ido, and Kumite and children specially showed Kata and board breaking. An adult black belt holder succeeded in breaking a baseball bat. All performances made the audience get excited very much.
At the end, they introduced some basic moves of Karate to the audience and performed them together, under the title of “Let’s do Karate together.”
This activity let the members and the audience get together as one, which matched one of the concepts of the festival, promotion of Japanese culture in Taiwan by interaction.
Everyone enjoyed the special demonstration in the festival.