A Hall for Martial Arts Will Be Built by Japanese Support

At a working meeting of UNWE with representatives of the Japanese Budo Federation were discussed the opportunities for building of a special hall where to be trained and practiced the traditional martial arts as well as the foundation of a Budo Center at the Bonsist Sports Complex. The meeting was a renewal of the conversation for collaboration between our university and Japanese universities carried out in June, 2012 by the Rector Prof. D.Sc. (Econ.) Statty Stattev and Ko Imamura, President of the Association Hiroshima - Bulgaria.

Prof. Kisimov and Prof. Nakadzhima at the opening of the meeting.

The trilateral meeting between the UNWE, the Friendship Club Hiroshima – Bulgaria and representatives of the Japanese Budo Federation was led by Prof. D. Sc. (Econ.) Valentin Kisimov, Vice-Rector of the university. Representatives of the Japanese delegation were Ko Imamura as well as the multiple champions of the Land of the Rising Sun, the medalists from international competitions in judo and Honorary members of the Japanese Federation – Prof. Takeshi Nikadzhima and Prof. Yasuhiko Moriuaki from Kokushikan University, Prof. Kazutoshi Kikaua from the University of Electro – Communications, Assoc. Prof. Riudzhi Okada from Kinki University, Assoc. Prof. Hidemasa Tokuyasu from Tokyo Ariake University of Medical and Health Sciences. At the working meeting also attended Lyubov Galabova, Chairwoman of the Club for Friendship with Hiroshima. 

Ko Imamura and Lyubov Galabova

Japanese guests take a view to the building and the Sports Complex of the university and specified the opportunities for delivery of the special floorings (tatami) and 50 sports suits (judo-gi) for the future Budo Center at the Bonsist Sports Complex. The hall will be built by a preliminary design and by the support of Hiroshima University and the Club for Friendship with Hiroshima.

There were also conversations about the including of a therapeutic judo in the academic programme of the university as well as the opportunities for cultural and educational exchange and collaboration with Japanese corporations, etc. 

During the conversations.

Prof. Nakadzhima donated to the UNWE

exclusively valuable book

with a message to the Rector

Prof. D.Sc. (Econ.) Statty Stattev.

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