Masanobu Iwata sends us a report from another fantastic edition of 44FESTA in Japan!
The event was held last Sunday, October 20th, in Yamato, and it was once again a successful event for all yo-yo enthusiasts in Japan.
The special guests this edition were the multiple-time World Champion Hiroyuki Suzuki, and Hiroyasu “Pon” Ishihara, of YoyoRecreation.
44FESTA’s traditional surprise mini-contest this time consisted in hitting a target with a yo-yo. The target? Pon himself!
The freestyle contest winner was Shu Takada, followed by the younger generation talent of Yamato Murata and Hajime Miura!
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Check out all the freestyles on 44FESTA.com.
Several yo-yo legends showed up as well, including former 4A World Champion Eiji Okuyama, Hiraku Fujii, Satoshi Yamauchi, Kazuki Hayashi, Ryusei Saito, and “Master” Kenichi Nakamura!
The next 44FESTA will be held on November 23rd! If you are in the area, be sure to attend!