On Saturday, 24 of October 2015, in Vrnjacka Banja in the sports hall “Vlade Divac” was held aikido event Vrnjacka Banja OPEN 2015 organized by the Centre for the development of aikido. This event consisted of two parts: XII Union aikido seminars of Union of aikido clubs of Serbia and I Shodokan aikido meeting. The seminar was attended by members of the Union aikido clubs of Serbia and was attended by representatives of Aikido club “Pinkum” from Veliko Gradiste as guests. The event has media coverage by Radio Television Vrnjacka banja which this time was there to support and contribute to the popularization of aikido.
During the seminar for the first time in this part of Europe were demonstrated and practiced techniques brought from Japan during the study visit of instructor Nebojsa Alimpića 2. DAN to Shodokan Aikido Federation at its headquarters in Osaka, whose Centre for Development of aikido is member since October 2014.