The 3rd Yamaguchi Kenjinkai World Grand Meeting
On September 29th, the 3rd Yamaguchi Kenjinkai World Grand Meeting was held in Yamaguchi City.
Yamaguchi Kenjinkais are organizations around the world consisting of members from Yamaguchi Prefecture or with ancestors from Yamaguchi. The World Grand Meeting is held to promote exchanges between the Kenjinkais and Yamaguchi Prefecture. This year, it was held back in the motherland along with the National Sports Festival in Yamaguchi.
90 members from five countries, United States, China, Brazil, Peru, and Mexico, were able to attend. During their time in Yamaguchi, they were also able to visit Hagi and attend the National Sports Festival Opening Ceremony. The next World Grand Meeting will be held in 2015 in Los Angeles.