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Ki-Ken-Tai-Icchi Kendo Club is very proud to welcome two senseis from Iwatate Saburo sensei’s Shofukan dojo in
Chiba to Helsinki in late August:
Kadono Masato, 8th dan and
Suzuki Noriko, 7th dan
The senseis will lead a kendo seminar during the weekend from August 22nd to 24th. The seminar is intended for advanced kendoka with at least 3rd dan or above. If you have 2nd dan and you are preparing to go to a 3rd dan grading in the near future, you are also eligible for participation.
This seminar is especially targeted to those, who want to be part of the(ir) national team at the Tokyo World Championships 2015.
The seminar will be arranged at
(Helsinki University’s Viikki teacher training school), Kevätkatu 2, 00790 Helsinki.
Friday welcome keiko will be held in Liikuntamylly in Myllypuro, Myllypurontie 1, 00920 Helsinki.
18:00-20:00 Practice & Welcome keiko at Liikuntamylly
20:45 Dinner with the senseis at Ravintola Puisto, Pohjolankatu 38, 00600 Helsinki (next to Park Hotel Käpylä)
Note: Friday welcome keiko is open also to those under 3rd dan.
18:00-22:00 Evening program and dinner
13:00-14:30 Practice and ji-geiko
Due to the size of the seminar, we do not have dojo accommodation available. You can reserve your accommodation personally. We recommend the following:
Cheap Sleep Hostel Helsinki
Sturenkatu 27 B, 00510 Helsinki
Prices start from 20 euros/night
Forenom Apartment hotels
Located all around Helsinki (there is a search engine on their home page)
Prices vary depending on the apartment, starting from approx. 200 euros/apartment for the weekend
(Make your reservation online for better prices)
Homestay is also a possibility for economy travellers, so if you are in need of this option, please contact the organizers.
Whole seminar: 80 euros
Individual day: 40 euros
The seminar fee includes practices, sauna and light snacks/beverages on Saturday evening.
For Finnish participants: You can pay the entire seminar fee with Liikuntaseteli (Smartum) or Virikeseteli (Edenred, former Luottokunta). Unfortunately, we cannot accept Ticket Mind&Body by Edenred. Smartum Liikuntasaldo is ok, if you pay at Smartum’s own web shop.
Please pay the seminar fee to KKTI’s account by August 20th (payment has to be visible on KKTI’s account). See further information below. Foreign participants may pay their fee upon their arrival in cash.
SATURDAY EVENING PROGRAM
You are welcome to spend Saturday evening at the house of Mikko Salonen & Susanna Porevuo. The sauna will be warm and you have the opportunity to do BBQ (if weather permits). Please bring your own BBQ food. There will be some refreshments and light snacks on the house.
You also have time to grab a bite after the last keiko before you come to Mikko and Susanna’s house.
Käätypolku 8 B
If you come with public transport, you can get there from Itäkeskus metro station with the bus nro 95. Ask the organizers for help at the seminar.
Registration is open right away and stays open until Wednesday, August 20th. Please send your registration via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following information:
- Club’s name (and country if from outside Finland)
- Dan grade
- Days of participation: Fri/Sat/Sun
- Contact information
- Do you need home stay?
Please pay the seminar fee with the following information:
IBAN: FI51 2063 1800 0234 24
80 euros/ 40 euros
20.8.2014 (payment has to be visible on KKTI’s account by then)
Welcome to Helsinki in August!
FURTHER INQUIRIES AND INFORMATION
+358 40 537 5822
+358 40 568 8050
+358 41 440 1914