On 17th April, HIM Emperor Akihito and HIM Empress Michiko hold Spring Imperial Garden Party at Akasaka Gyoen Imperial Garden and invited about 2000 people.
HIH Crown Prince Naruhito, HIH Prince Fumihito, HIH Princess Kiko, HIH Princess Mako, HIH Princess Akiko, HIH Princess Yoko, HIH Princess Hisako, HIH Princess Tsuguko and HIH Princess Noriko also attended the party.
Their Majesties and medalists of Sochi Olympics
From 14th April to 15th April, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishinonomiya visited Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture mainly to attend the ceremonies of Japan Urban Green Fair.
On 15th April, HIM Emperor Akihito met with HE Mr. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives at Imperial Residence.
On 10th April, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishinonomiya attended the 23rd award ceremony of The Grand Prize for The Global Environment Award held in Tokyo.
On 10th April, HIM Emperor Akihito and HIM Empress Michiko attended the ceremony celebrating the 175th anniversary of establishment of Juntendo University held in Tokyo.
On 7th April, HIM Emperor Akihito met with HE Mr. Tony Abbott, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia at Imperial Palace.
On 6th April, HIH Princess Aiko of Toshinomiya entered Gakushuin Girls Junior High-school. HIH Crown Prince Naruhito and HIH Crown Princess Masako attended the entance ceremony.
On 6th April, HIH Prince Masahito and HIH Princess Hanako of Hitachinomiya attended the ceremony commemorating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of sister-city relationship between Funabashi City of Japan and Odense City of Denmark held in Funabashi City, Chiba Prefecture. HIH Prince Masahito is the Honorary President of Japan-Denmark Association.
On 2nd April, HIM Emperor Akihito, HIM Empress Michiko and HIH Crown Prince Naruhito visited Meiji Jingu Shrine in Tokyo commemorating the 100th anniversary of death of Empress Shoken(1849-1914). Meiji Jingu enshrines Emperor Meiji(1852-1912) and Empress Shoken as deity.