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Welcome at the official Website for the 18th European Iaido Championships which will be held in Andorra, from 6th to 9th October 2011.

The Andorra Kendo Federation hosts during this year 2011 the European Iaido Championships which are organized by the European Kendo Federation, with the technical support of the All Japan Kendo Federation.

It is the first time that our country can organize the European Iaido Championships, our Federation hope, hosting this important event, to contribute to the development of Iaido in our country and also in all European countries.

Similar to the last year EIC in Paris, our schedule is the 2 firsts days for an Iaido seminar (with refereeing seminar included), and the 2 lasts days for competitions and Dan examinations.

We can arrange lodgment for all delegations in the same 5 stars hotel, with the best prices of the country, and with different lodgment levels and prices. It is situated only to 100 meters from the best Sports Hall of the country, were will take place the seminar, competitions and examinations.

We hope to all participants from allover Europe a great stay in Andorra!

18 EIC Andorra 2011 Organizing Committee.

 

 

Kawaguchi sensei's (Chief Instructor) speech

2011 第18回ヨーロッパ居合道選手権大会 アンドラ大会・開会式挨拶文


此処、アンドラ公国に於いて第18 回ヨーロッパ居合道選手権大会が開催されますこ とをお喜び申し上げます。
アンドラ公国ならびにEKF(ヨーロッパ剣道連盟)の居合道関係者皆様のご尽力に感 謝致します。
居合道精神とその技術に於いて、世界のレベルは向上しています。それ故、私は本大 会での皆様の素晴らしい演武を拝見することを、とても楽しみにしております。
ご健闘をお祈り致します。

 

18th. European Iaido Championships in Andorra 2011

Short speech by Kawaguchi sensei as chief instructor at opening ceremony (英訳/Translation in English):
It is my great pleasure that EKF's 18th European Iaido Championships is held in Andorra.
I should like to thank our friends of EKF, and the host country Andorra, for their great efforts.
The level of Iaido in the world is improving in both spirit and skill, therefore, I am looking forward to watching many matches that would show excellent performance.
Good luck to all of you!

 

Comments from participants Delegations to the 18 EIC Andorra 2011:

 

Dear friends,

On behalf of the UK BKA delegation for the 18’European Iaido championships in Andorra, I would like to thank you and all who contributed, for your hard work and warm hospitality making this a successful event!

We enjoyed the experience and also learnt so much!

Hope we all meet again soon.

Regards,

--

Greg Drewe (U.K. Iaido Squad Manager)

 

Dear friends,

I would like to thank you for the well organized 18th EIC and for the great hospitality in the beautiful country of Andorra.

And hope to see you again.

Best Regards,

--

Hamed Qashash (Jordan Team Manager)

 

Dear friends,

Many, many thanks and congratulations for the good organization of the

event. We know how hard it is.

Arrivederci

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Enrico (Italy Team Manager)

 

Dear friends,

Thank you very much. All service was without problems. Thank you for special transit our Czech national team in 3:00 AM to airport.

Everything was fantastic.

Thank you for hard work of your team. Andorra is beautiful place, I never seen it.

Sincerely yours,

--

Tomas Kyncl (Czech Delegation Leader)

 

Dear friends,

I would like to thank you for organising such a special event in Andorra. All Polish team had a great time and we will remember 18 EIC as a great time.

Thank you very much again and hope to see you soon somewhere in Europe !

Best regards,

--

Adam Bieniak.

 

Dear friends,

Thanks for organizing all this.

Best regards,

--

Oliver (Germany Country Manager)

 

Dear friends,

I would just like to thank everyone for a great championships.

We had a great time in Andorra!

Best regards,

--

Paul Gowland (Norway Team Manager)

 

Dear friends,

Being back home from the 18 EIC, I would like to thank you again for the excellent organization of 18 EIC and the hospitality given to all of us.

I keep the best memories from Andorra and FADKEN members.

Please pass also my thanks to Marc Casadeval and Eric Jover.

Looking forward to see you again.

Best regards,

--

Spiros G. Drossoulakis (Hellenic Iaido Country Manager)

 

Dear friends,

Thank you very much for our pleasant stay in Andorra!

It was my first Iaido championship and I like it very much.

Thank you again for caring attention.

Best regards,

--

Ekaterina (Russian Team Manager)

 

Dear friends,

Thank you very much for your help and hospitality during 18 EIC in

your wonderful Principat d'Andorra. It was really nice event with a

good atmosphere.

I hope, we will again meet somewhere on another championship.

Best regards,

--

Marian Bartko (Slovak Iaido Team Manager)

 

The Dutch team for the E.C.Iaido 2011 in Andorra is very grateful for the
hospitality and the fabulous organization in Andorra. The Games were excellent
organized by the whole team. Many thanks.
We hope to meet again in the future.
Best regards:

--

Cees van der Zee (Dutch Team Coach)

 

 


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