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2023 Kodokan Kagami Biraki Ceremony



Kodokan Kagami Biraki Ceremony was held on Sunday, January 8. Kagami Biraki is the practice of eating Mochi offered to the deities during the New Year.




Mr. MOROI Mitsuyoshi, 9th Dan, delivers a congratulatory speech on behalf of all Kodokan members.


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Kodokan President Haruki Uemura




Her Imperial Highness Princess Tomohito of Mikasa and Kodokan President Haruki Uemura


Following a speech by a Kodokan representative and greeting words from President Uemura, seven kinds of kata were performed. Then, national team athletes practiced randori with Kodokan students who learn in the Children's Class, Women's Class, and Adults' Class.



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After that, Dan diplomas were awarded to promoted members and the ceremony successfully ended.


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