Monthly Archives: November 2014

Nara Visit

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From 15th November to 17th November, HIM Emperor Akihito and HIM Empress Michiko visited Nara Prefecture to attend The 34th National Meeting for Healthy Ocean took place in Kawakami Village.

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On 15th November, Their Majesties met with the people affected by the heavy rainfall disasters occured in September 2011 in Asuka Town.

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The 34th National Meeting for Healthy Ocean / 16th November

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On 17th November, Their Majesties visited Omiwa Shrine, the oldest Shintoism Shrine of Japan in Sakurai City.

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Photo from 47news, Sankei1, Sankei2, Sankei3 and Asahi

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Rice and Japanese Culture

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On 17th November, HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa attended the symposium on good health and longevity industry took place in Kyoto National Museum in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture and delivered a speech about the relationship between Rice and Japanese Culture.

Photo from @Press News

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Speech Contest of Young Police

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On 14th November, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito attended the Speech Contest of Young Police Officers took place in Tokyo.

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Photo from Sankei

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Fukuoka Visit of Princess Hanako

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On 13th November, HIH Princess Hanako of Hitachi attended the General Meeting of Kyushu Region Red Cross took place in Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. HIH Princess Hanako is the Honorary Vice President of Japanese Red Cross Society.

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Photo from Fukuoka Prefecture Assembly

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Ibaraki Nature Museum

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On 13th November, HIH Prince Masahito of Hitachi attended the ceremony and the reception marking the 20th anniversary of Ibaraki Nature Museum in Bando City, Ibaraki Prefecture.

Photo from Sankei

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Hyogo Visit of Crown Prince

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From 12th November to 13th November, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito visited Hyogo Prefecture to attend the opening ceremony of the 17th National Summit of Agricultural Leaders took place in Kobe City.

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Kakogawa Agricultural High School / 12th November

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Hyogo Factory of Kawasaki Heavy Industry, Ltd. / 12th November

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Hyogo Agri Life Center / 13th November

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Photo from Yomiuri, Kobe Shinbun and Sankei

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Blue Planet Prize

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On 12th November, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino attended the 23rd Award Ceremony and the reception of Blue Planet Prize, a global prize awarded annually by the Asahi Glass Foundation.

Photo from Sankei

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JAPANTEX 2014

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On 12th November, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the opening ceremony of The 33rd JAPANTEX 2014 Interior Trend Show took place in Tokyo.

Photo from Sankei

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Fukushima Visit of Princess Yoko

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On 10th November, HIH Princess Yoko of Mikasa visited Fukushima Prefecture to attend the Pre-Conference of The 5th International Conference for Universal Design in Fukushima & Tokyo 2014 took place in Koriyama City.
HIH Princess Yoko is the President of International Association for Universal Design.

Photo from Fukushima Minpo

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Aichi Visit

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From 9th November to 10th November, HIH Crown Princes Naruhito and HIH Crown Princess Masako visited Aichi Prefecture to attend UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development took place in Nagoya City.

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Nagoya Station / 9th November

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 the Reception / 9th November

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 UNESCO World Conference on ESD / 10th November

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Photo from Asahi, Sankei, MSN and Yomiuri

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