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Bozen-sai at Kano Shihan's grave was held

Bozen-sai, which means visiting the grave of Kano Shihan who is the founder of the Kodokan, was held on Wednesday, May 2nd.

  

The grave is located in Yahashira-reien cemetery, in Matsudo City in Chiba Prefecture and is characterized by a rare type of Shinto-style gravestone.

We conduct Bozen-sai at this time every year to commemorate the anniversary of Kano Shihan's death that was on May 4th, 1938.

  

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Mr. Haruki Uemura (President) and Mr. Saburo Matsushita (Member of the Board of Directors) are offering branches of the sacred tree

  

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Mr. Shinobu Sekine (President, Judo Federation of Tokyo) and Mr. Takashi Ogata (Director, Kodokan Editorial Department)

 

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All participants of Bozen-sai

 

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Yahashira-reien in tender green

 

Click here to see the directions to Yahashira-reien

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