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Japan Art Academy Prize

On 19th June, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko attended the 73rd Award Ceremony of Japan Art Academy Prize took place in Tokyo.
After the Ceremony, Their Majesties held the tea party for the recipients of the Prize at Imperial Palace.

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Nemunoki Garden

On 18th June, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko privately visited Nemunoki Garden in Tokyo.
Nemunoki Garden is the small park established at the site of the parents’ house of HM Empress Michiko.

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Remembering Prince Tomohito

On 14th June, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko visited the tomb of late Prince Tomohito at Toshimagaoka Imperial Cemetery in Tokyo. HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa welcomed Their Majesties at the tomb.

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Japan Academy Prize

On 12th June, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko attended the 107th Award Ceremony of Japan Academy Prize took place in Tokyo.

After the Ceremony, Their Majesies held the Tea Party for the recipients of the prize at Imperial Palace. HIH Crown Prince Naruhito, HIH Prince Fumihito and HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino also attended the party.

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Japan Rheumatism Foundation

On 11th June, HM Empress Michiko attended the reception to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Japan Rheumatism Foundation took place in Tokyo.

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Prime Minister of Viet Nam

On 6th June, HM Emperor Akihiito and HM Empress Michiko met with HE Mr Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and his wife at Imperial Residence.

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Cocoon Harvest

On 31st May, HM Empress Michiko harvested the silkworm cocoons at the Cocoonery inside Imperial Palace.

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Imperial Visit to Toyama

From 27th May to 29th May, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko visited Toyama Prefecture to attend the 68th National Tree-Planting Festival.

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Red Cross Society

On 25th May, HM Empress Michiko, the Honorary President of Japanese Red Cross Society attended the National Convention of Japanese Red Cross Society took place in Tokyo.
HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino, HIH Princess Nobuko of Mikasa and HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado as the Honorary Vice Presidents of the Society also attended the Convention.

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Tradition of Emperor & Empress

On 22nd May, HM Emperor Akihito transplanted rice seedlings at the rice field inside Imperial Palace.

On that day, HM Empress Michiko fed silkworms with mulberry leaves at the cocoonery inside Imperial Palace.

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