YOUNG PRINCE ALEXANDER HOSTS ROYAL KENDO CLUB
Belgrade, 20 July 2007 – Young Prince Alexander, patron of
the Royal Kendo Club, hosted today the selected members of this club who gave an
impressive Kendo demonstration at the White Palace. Kendo is a Japanese martial
The ceremony was attended by TRH Crown Prince Alexander and
Crown Princess Katherine.
Mr. Djordje Trojanovic one of the founders of the club and
president of the Kendo Federation of Serbia was also present.
The 30-minute demonstration included the kata, the strikes,
the shiai or kendo fight, and the iaido, which is done with a steel sword and
without a partner.
The participants wore full protective gear.
After the demonstration Prince Alexander, who is very
interested in martial arts, met with the members of the Royal Kendo Club and
then they were given a tour of the Palace.