Endo Shihan Hanko 2017

The traditional Akari Hanko summer aikido seminar will be held 2017 by Endo Shihan 8.dan Aikikai

We are glad to invite you to Finland’s southernmost municipality Hanko to practise aikido in the lead of Endo Shihan 8.dan Aikikai!

Venue: Hanko Sport Hall, Raatimiehenkatu 20, 10900 Hanko, Finland


  • Thursday 13.7.2017 from 16.00-18.00
  • Friday 14.7.2017 from 10.00-12.00 and 18.00-19.30
  • Saturday 15.7.2017 from 10.00-12.00 and 14.30-16.00
  • Sunday 16.7.2017 from 10.00-12.00


  • Whole seminar (Thu-Sun) 120 €
  • The weekend (Fri evening – Sun) 90 €
  • One class 30 €

The available payment methods are

  • transfer to Akari’s Nordea bank account by 30.6.2017
    FI33 1974 3000 0010 44 (SWIFT/BIC NDEAFIHH)
    Update 2.7.2017: If you have not made the payment so far, please make the payment in cash during the seminar.

Dan test event on Saturday 15.7.2017

We have granted permission to arrange a dan test event during the seminar on Saturday 15.7.2017 starting right after last class from 16.15.

Registration to the seminar

It is possible to register to the seminar in advance using this web form: link. Registration is possible until 30.6.2017.

Update 2.7.2017: Registration to the seminar is over. We wish you welcome to the seminar without notice!


There are several good alternatives for accommodation in the city of Hanko: http://tourism.hanko.fi/en/.

  • Guesthouse Evangelica is located next to the dojo (sporthall). Akari has reserved all rooms for seminar participants.
    • Update 16.6.17: Evanglica is now fully booked and we can’t take any more reservations.
    • Payment for the accommodation and dinners at Evangelica: during the seminar straight to Evangelica (everyone makes the payment separately straight to Evangelica)
  • Bed & Breakfast Villa Carbo: http://www.villagarbo.fi/?setlang=en
    • Located just next to Guesthouse Evangelica
    • Book using the code AKARI
  • Viking Motel: http://www.vikingmotel.fi/en/
    • Walking distance about 2 km from the dojo
    • Book using the code AKARI


  • Dinner at Evangelica on Thursday 13.7.17 from 20.00-21.00
  • Dinner at Evangelica on Friday 14.7.17 from 20.00-21.00
    Update 2.7.2017: Registration to dinners in Evangelica has ended.
  • Dinner party by the Sea on Saturday 15.7.17 from
    • Binding registration using the form required by 30.6.2017
    • We need the now the number of people attending two weeks prior the dinner
    • Update 2.7.17: Registration to the seminar dinner has ended.
      • It is still possible to request available places at the beginning of seminar on Thursday 13.7.2017
      • The restaurant is open to public at the event evening. So it is possible to come to the restaurant even if you are not part of our registered group: when you come to the restaurant by yourself outside of our group you have to order the food from the normal menu of the restaurant and pay them directly at the restaurant.
    • Price 30 € / for adults, paid in cash during the seminar (we will pay the restaurant for the registered group)
    • Restaurant Hangon Portti: homepage
    • We have chosen a buffé menu which includes salads as starter, bull meat stew or fish of the day as the main course and a sweet dessert

Arrival to Hanko

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