A project of raising a statue of the founder of Uechi-ryu Uechi Kanbun sensei is under way. The executive committee led by 4th Sōke Uechi Sadanao sensei is collecting donations in order to support the project.
Outline of the projet
Construction site: Yaedake Sakura no Mori - Cherry Blossom Park, in Motobu Town. This is the birthplace of Uechi Kanbun sensei.
Cost: 9,000,000 yen (statue and pedestal)
Size of the statue: Approximately 1.8 meters (with the pedestal, almost 3 meters high)
Unveiling ceremony: October 29, 2017 (Sunday)
Supports: Motobu Town, etc.
If you are a member dojo of an Okinawan organization, contact your headquarters directly.
For individuals, donations are accepted from 100,000 yen. For this, an inscription will be inscribed on the monument.
Payment: The Bank of the Ryukyus – SWIFT code: RYUBJPJZ – Bank code: 0187 – Futenma branch – Account number: 655272 – Account holder: Uechi Sadanao
Deadline: April 30, 2017
(Motobu Park photo credit: Daniel López)