Monthly Archives: January 2015

Food, Festivities and (High) Falls – Kicking off the New Year at Tohkon Judo Academy’s Kagami Biraki

Douglas Tono (Head Instructor of Tohkon Judo Academy), Andrew Vitale (CAC),      Michael Takada (CEO of Japanese American Service Committee) and Dwight Sora (CAC)  There was a great gathering last weekend at Tohkon Judo Academy’s annual kagami biraki event on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Tohkon Judo Academy Kagami Biraki 2015

Chicago Aikido Club will again be participating in Tohkon Judo Academy’s annual kagami biraki celebration to kick off the New Year. Doors open at 8:30 am with traditional mochi-tsuki (rice cake-making), followed by a purification ceremony by Rev. Goro Oki … Continue reading

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