On 18th January, HIM Emperor Akihito and HIM Empress Michiko met with the bereaveds of the war dead in Phillipines during WWII at Imperial Residence.
On that day, Their Majesties had lunch with the ambassador of Phillipines and its spouse at Imperial Residence.
On 18th January, HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino attended the 38th Ceremony to praise the mothers who brought up deaf children took place in Tokyo.
On 19th January, HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa attended the Art Olympia 2016 took place in Kanagawa Prefecture.
On 20th January, HIH Prince Fumihito of Akishino visited Aichi Prefecture to visit Aichi Saiseikai Rehabilitation Hospital. HIH Prince Fumihito is the President of Social Welfare Organization Saiseikai Imperial Gift Foundation.
On 23rd January, HIH Princess Hisako and HIH Princess Tsuguko of Takamado attended the New Year’s Ceremony of Kimono Society (Emondo Takakuraryu) took place in Tokyo.