Monthly Archives: September 2015

Report the Homecoming

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On 30th September, HIH Princess Mako visited Imperial Residence to meet with Their Majesties Emperor and Empress to report her homecoming.
HIH Princess Mako also visited Imperial Palace Sanctuary to report her homecoming.

Photo from Tokyo Shimbun

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Wakayama Visit of Hitachi Couple

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From 29th September to 30th September, HIH Prince Masahito and HIH Princess Hanako visited Wakayama Prefecture to see the matches of the 70th National Sports Festival.

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On 30th September, Their Imperial Highness visited the Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama in Wakayama City.

Photo from Sankei

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Princess Mako came back to Japan

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On 29th September, HIH Princess Mako of Akishino came back to Japan from United Kingdom.
HIH Princess Mako had studied museology at the Graduate School of University of Leicester since September 2014.

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On 18th September, HIH Princess Mako responded to the interview at the Graduate School of University of Leicester.

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With Dr Sheila Watson, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of School

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Photo from Asahi1 and Asahi2

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This Week’s Extras

On 23rd September, the members of Imperial Family attended Shuuki-koreisai (Ceremony of ancestors that occurs on the Autumn equinox day at the Koreiden*) and Shuuki-shindensai (Ceremony of thanks to the gods that occurs on the Autumn equinox day at the Shinden**) took place at The Imperial Palace Sanctuaries.

*Koreiden: Houses the departed souls of the successive Emperors and Imperial Families, who are enshrined one year after they have passed away.

**Shinden: Enshrines various Japanese gods from throughout the country.

The Ritual Ceremonies of the Imperial Palace (Imperial Household Agency Website)

 

From 25th September to 26th September, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado visited Tokushima Prefecture to attend the the 22nd Grass Ski Jumping Japan Open Takamado Cup.
HIH Princess Hisako is the President of Japan Grass Ski Association.

 

On 24th September, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino visited the Mausoleums of Emperor Showa (1901-1989) and Empress Kojun (1903-2000) in Hachioji City, Tokyo.

 

On 26th September and 27th September, HIH Prince Fumihito of Akishino attended Tokyo HCMR Seminar September 2015 took place in Tokyo.

 

From 26th Septemer to 27th September, HIH Princess Nobuko of Mikasa visited Aomori Prefecture to attend the 64th National Convention of Junior Chamber International Japan. >Photo

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Wakayama Visit of Imperial Couple Vol.3

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From 25th September to 27th September, HIM Emperor Akihito and HIM Empress Michiko visited Wakayama Prefecture to attend the 70th National Sports Festival.

On 27th September, Their Majesties visited Prefectural Fruit Tree Experiment Station in Minabe Town.

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On that day, Thier Majesties watched table tennis tournament took place in Shirahama Town.

Photo from Asahi and Sankei

 

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Wakayama Visit of Imperial Couple Vol.2

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On 26th September, Their Majesties attended the opening ceremony of the 70th National Sports Festival took place in Wakayama City.

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On that day, Their Majesties visited Tsunami Disaster Prevention Education Center in Hirogawa Town.

Photo from Sankei1 and Sankei2

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Wakayama Visit of Imperial Couple Vol.1

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On 25th September, HIM Emperor Akihito and HIM Empress Michiko started 3-day-trip to Wakayama Prefecture to attend the 70th National Sports Festival.

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Their Majesties at Tokyo International Airport

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On that day, Their Majesties visited Tanabe City and met with the people affected by the great flood occurred in September 2011.

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Photo from Sankei1 and Sankei2

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International Youth Conference

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On 25th September, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito and HIH Crown Princess Masako attended International Youth Conference took place in Tokyo.

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HIH Crown Prince Naruhito attended the reception after the conference.

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Photo from Asahi

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Tottori Visit of Princess Kako

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From 21st September to 22nd September, HIH Princess Kako fo Akishino visited Tottori Prefecture to attend the 2nd National Championship of Sign Language Performance for Senior High-School Students took place in Yonago City.

On 21st September, HIH Princess Kako visited the cenotaph for the victims of the explosion occurred during World War II in Sakaiminato City.

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On that day, HIH Princess Kako attended the reception with the senior high school students who participated in the championship took place in Yonago City and converse in sign language.

On 22nd September, HIH Princess Kako attended the opening ceremony of the 2nd National Championship of Sign Language Performance for Senior High-School Students took place in Yonago City and made a speech in sign language.

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This Week’s Extras

The members of Imperial Family have done several official duties in this week.

From 13th September to 14th September, HIH Princess Hanako of Hitachi visited Hokkaido Prefecture to attend the 51st Girls Equestrian All Japan Chapmpionships. HIH Princess Hanako is the Honorary President of Japan Equestrian Federation.

From 15th September to 16th September, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado visited Mie Prefecture to attend the 70th Emperor’s Cup of Rubber Baseball All Japan Championships. HIH Princess Hisako is the Honorary President of Japan Rubber Baseball Association. >Photo

On 17th September, HIH Princess Nobuko of Mikasa visited Aichi Prefecture to attend the 24th Welfare Concert of AJU Center for Independent Living.

On 18th September, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino attended the luncheon held by HE the Ambassador of Federative Republic of Brazil and Madame took place at the ambassador’s residence of Brazil in Tokyo.

On 20th September, HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa attended Imperial Highness Prince Mikasa Award of the 15th Galaxy Masters Dance Championships and Asia-Pacific Latin-American Dance Championships took place in Tokyo.

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