Monthly Archives: June 2016

Japan Art Academy Award

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On 13th June, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko attended the 72nd Award Ceremony of Japan Art Academy Award took place at Japan Art Academy Hall in Tokyo.
After the ceremony, Their Majesties held the tea party for the recipents at Imperial Palace. HIH Crown Prince Naruhito and HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino also attended the tea party.

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Chiba Visit of Crown Prince Couple

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On 12th June, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito and HIH Crown Princess Masako visited Chiba Prefecture to attend the 27th All Japan Green Protection Meeting.

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This Week’s Extras

On 6th June, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito met with Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers at Crown Prince Residence.

On 6th June, HIH Prince Fumihito of Akishino attended the study group took place at The University Museum, The University of Tokyo.

On 6th June, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the monthly lecture meeting of The Asiatic Society of Japan took place at the Embassy of the United Mexican States in Tokyo.
HIH Princess Hisako if the Honorary President of The Asiatic Society of Japan.

On 7th June, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the symposium on the development and internationalization of Forest Certification Schemes took place at The University of Tokyo.

On 8th June, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito met with Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers at Crown Prince Residence.

On 9th June, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko met with the ambassador of Swiss Confederation and his spose who leaves Japan at Imperial Residence.

On 9th June, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko met with the recipients of MIDORI Prize and the Green Campaign Contributors awarded by Prime Minister at Imperial Residence.

On 9th June, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino visited Kyoto Prefecture to attend the ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the organization supporting Sennyuji Temple.
HIH Prince Fumihito is the President of the organization.

On 9th June, HIH Princess Hisako and HIH Princess Ayako of Takamado attended the general meeting and the luncheon of Ikebana International took place at Hotel New Otani Tokyo.
HIH Princess Hisako is the Honorary President of Ikebana International.

On 10th June, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko held the luncheon for the ambassadors of Republic of Benin, Republic of Poland, Republic of Austria and Oriental Republic of Uruguay and their spouses at Imperial Palace. HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Mako of Akishino also attended the luncheon.

On 10th June, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito met with Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers at Crown Prince Residence.

On 10th June, HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino attended the annual commendation ceremony of Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association took place in Tokyo.
HIH Princess Kiko is the President of the association.

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Memorial Service for Prince Katsura

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On 8th June, the members of Imperial Family attended the memorial service for late Prince Yoshihito of Katsura (1948-2014) took place at Mikasa Residence and Toshimagaoka Imperial Cemetery in Tokyo.

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Memorial Service for Prince Tomohito

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On 6th June, the members of Imperial Family attended the memorial service for late Prince Tomohito of Mikasa (1946-2012) took place at Mikasa East Residence and Toshimagaoka Imperial Cemetery in Tokyo.

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Imperial Visit to Nagano

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From 4th June to 6th June, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko visited Nagano Prefecture to attend the 67th National Tree-Planting Festival.

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On 4th June, Their Majesties visited the Memorial Hall of Tatsuyuki Takano (1876-1947), the Japanese literature Scholar in Nakano City.

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On 5th June, Their Majesties attended the 67th National Tree-Planting Festival took place in nagano City.

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On that day, Their Majesties met with the people affected by the huge earthquake hit the northern Nagano in March 2011 in Nagano City.

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On 6th June, Their Majesties visited Afan Woodland in Shinano Town.

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Rice Planting of Princess Akiko

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On 5th June, HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa visited Niigata Prefecture and planted rice with the students of Kokugakuin University and the residents of Niigata.
HIH Princess Akiko is the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Kokugakuin University.

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This Week’s Extras

On 30th May, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the general meeting and the luncheon of French Ladies’ Society took place in Tokyo.

On 31st May, HIH Prince Masahito and HIH Princess Hanako of Hitachi attended the 19th award ceremony of The Prince Hitachi Prize for Comparative Oncology took place in Tokyo.
HIH Prince Masahito is the Honorary President of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research.

On 1st June, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the annual commendation ceremony of Marine Rescue Japan.
HIH Princess Hisako is the Honorary President of Marine Rescue Japan.

On 2nd June, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the oepning ceremony of the 56th exhibition of Japan Amateurs Orchid Society took place in Tokyo.

On 3rd June, HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa attended the annual general meeting and the reception of Japan-Turkey Society took place in Tokyo.
HIH Princess Akiko is the President of Japan-Turkey Society.

On 3rd June, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the inauguration and the reception of the 58th Prince Takamado Cup of All Japan English Speech Contest for Junior High School Students took place in Tokyo.


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Cocoon Harvest

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On 3rd June, HM Empress Michiko harvested the silkworm cocoons at the Cocoonery inside Imperial Palace.

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Oita Visit of Prince Akishino

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From 2nd June to 3rd June, HIH Prince Fumihito of Akishino visited Oita Prefecture to attend the 41st general meeting of Association For All Nippon Gourd Fanciers.
HIH Prince Fumihito is the Honorary President of Association For All Nippon Gourd Fanciers.

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