Imperial Sericulture

On 8th May, HM Empress Michiko put the silkworm eggs on the branches of oak trees at the Cocoonery inside Imperial Palace.
Her Majesty raises silkworms in order to obtain raw silk as the tradition.

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Asian Development Bank

On 6th May, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito attended the Opening Ceremony of the Annual General Meeting of Asian Development Bank took place in Kanagawa Prefecture.

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Wheelchair Basketball Championship

On 5th May, HIH Crown Prince Naruhito, HIH Crown Princess Masako and HIH Princess Aiko attended the final game of the 45th Japan Wheelchair Basketball Championship took place in Tokyo.

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Gardening Fair by Female Ambassadors

On 2nd May, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the opening ceremony of the 17th Annual World Gardening Fair in Okura took place in Tokyo. It shows distinctive gardens designed by the female ambassadors and the wives of ambassadors.

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MIDORI Academic Prize

On 28th April, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko attended the 11th Award Ceremony of MIDORI Academic Prize and the reception took place in Tokyo.

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Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize

On 27th April, HIH Prince Masahito and HIH Princess Hanako of Hitachi attended the 35th Award Ceremony of Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize took place in Tokyo.
HIH Prince Masahito is the President of Japan Art Association.

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World Bonsai Convention

On 27th April, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino attended the opening ceremony of 8th World Bonsai Convention took place in Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture.

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100th Anniversary of RIKEN

On 26th April, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko attended the ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of RIKEN, Japan’s largest comprehensive research institution took place in Tokyo.

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Urban Greening Festival

On 26th April, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino attended National Urban Greening Festival took place in Kanagawa Prefecture.

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New Minister for Reconstruction

On 26th April, HM Emperor Akihito attended the attestation ceremony for the New Minister for Reconstruction took place at Imperial Palace.

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