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Memorial Service for War Dead

On 15th August, the memorial day for the end of the Pacific War, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko attended the National Memorial Service for the War Dead took place in Tokyo.

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Summer Vacation of Imperial Family

On 10th August, HIH Prince Fumihito, HIH Princess Kiko and HIH Prince Hisahito of Akishino visited Shiga Prefecture as a private trip. They visited the factory of Japanese traditional writing brushes in Takashima City.

On 10th August, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito, HIH Crown Princess Masako and HIH Princess Aiko visited Suzaki Imperial Villa in Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture. They will be back to Tokyo on 16th August.

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Attestation Ceremony for Vice Ministers

On 7th August, HM Emperor Akihito attended the Attestation Ceremony for new Vice Ministers of the Reshuffled Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took place at Imperial Palace.

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Reshuffled Cabinet

On 3rd August, HM Emperor Akihito attended the attestation ceremony for the new ministers of the reshuffled cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took place in Tokyo.

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Florence Nightingale Medal

On 2nd August, HM Empress Michiko, the Honorary President of Japanese Red Cross Society attended the awarding ceremony of Florence Nightingale Medal took place in Tokyo.

HIH Crown Princess Masako, HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino and HIH Princess Nobuko of Mikasa, the Vice Honorary Presidents of Japanese Red Cross Society also attended the ceremony.

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International Calligraphy Award

On 1st August, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the commendation ceremony of the 34th Sankei International Calligraphy Exhibition took place in Tokyo.

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Miyagi Visit of Akishino Family

From 30th July to 1st August, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kako of Akishino visited Miyagi Prefecture to attend the 41st National Culture Festival for Upper Secondary Schools.

On 30th July, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kako visited Sendai 3/11 Memorial Community Center to see the exhibition about Great East Japan Earthquake and the huge Tsunami occurred on 11th March 2011.

On 31st July, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kako attended the Opening Ceremony of the 41st National Culture Festival for Upper Secondary Schools took place in Sendai City.

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Restart Postdoctoral Fellowship

On 31st July, HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino attended the meeting of RPD (Restart Postdoctoral Fellowship) of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science took place in Tokyo.

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Children Reporters

On 31st July, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito and HIH Crown Princess Masako met with the Children Reporters from Hokkaido Prefecture and Okinawa Prefecture at Crown Prince Residence.

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Funeral of Dearest Friend

On 29th July, HM Empress Michiko made a condolence visit to Shigeaki Hinohara, honorary head of St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo and a recipient of the Order of Culture, who continued practicing as a doctor after turning 100 and advocated preventive medicine for lifestyle diseases and end-of-life care.

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