From 14th May to 16th May, HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa visited Hokkaido Prefecture to attend the Board of Directors and the Board of Trustees of The Hokkaido Youth Foundation for Science and Culture.
On 16th May, HM Emperor Akihito held the luncheon for the ambassadors and their spouses at Imperial Palace. HIH Princess Mako of Akishino and HIH Princess Tsuguko of Takamado also attended the luncheon.
On 16th May, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito met with the trainees of The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation at Crown Prince Residence.
On 17th May, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito met with Ms Barbara Hendricks, the Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety of Federal Republic of Germany at Crown Prince Residence.
On 18th May, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito met with the 43rd Japan-Brazil Economic Mission at Crown Prince Residence.
On 18th May, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino visited Imperial Palace Sanctuaries to report their coming-back from Italian Republic.
On 18th May, HIH Princess Mako of Akishino inspected the new ocean investigation ship and attended the ceremony to pray for the safe cruise of the ship took place in Tokyo.
On 19th May, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino visited the Mausolums of Emperor Showa and Empress Kojun.
On 19th May, HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa visited the Imperial Palace Sanctuaries prior to the visit to Spain and United Kingdom.
On 20th May, HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa started the visit to Spain and United Kingdom to fulfill the duty as the visiting researcher of Global Exchange Organisation for Research and Education of Gakushuin University. HIH Princess Akiko will come back to Japan on 26th May.
On 21st May, HIH Prince Fumihito of Akishino attended the ceremony to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the establishment of Tokyo University of Agriculture and the reception took place in Tokyo.