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Advanced Technical Grand Award of Originality

On 11th July, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the 32nd Award Ceremony of Advanced Technical Grand Award of Originality took place in Tokyo.

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Greet Ancestral Gods

On 26th June, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado visited Imperial Palace Sanctuaries to report her home-coming from Russian Federation to the ancestral gods as the tradition of the Imperial Family.

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Princess Ayako will get engaged

On 26th June, Imperial Household Agency announced that HIH Princess Ayako of Takamado will get engaged.
HIH Princess Ayako is expected to attend the Press Conference on 2nd July with her fiance.

[NEWS] Princess Hisako’s daughter Ayako to get engaged to businessman

Text from The Japan Times

Princess Ayako, the youngest daughter of Princess Hisako and the late Prince Takamado, Emperor Akihito’s cousin, will get engaged to a businessman, the Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday.
The future husband of the 27-year-old princess is Kei Moriya, 32, an employee of major shipping firm NYK Line, the agency announced.
Princess Ayako graduated from Josai International University in Chiba Prefecture and earned her master’s degree there in 2016. She is working as a research fellow at the university’s Faculty of Social Work Studies.
In 2014 her sister Princess Noriko married Kunimaro Senge, the eldest son of the chief priest of Izumo Taisha, a Shinto shrine in Shimane Prefecture.
Last year, the agency announced the planned engagement of Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and Kei Komuro, but said in February that their wedding had been postponed until 2020 due to “lack of preparation.”
Under the Imperial House Law, female members of the Imperial family lose their royal family status when they marry a commoner.
When Princess Ayako and Princess Mako marry, the size of the Imperial family will drop to 17 and the number of female members to 12.

Takamado Family in 1994; Late Prince Norihito, HIH Princess Ayako, HIH Princess Hisako, Ms Noriko Senge (Former Princess Noriko), HIH Princess Tsuguko

Takamado Family in 2018; HIH Princess Hisako, HIH Princess Tsuguko, HIH Princess Ayako

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Russia Visit of Princess Takamado

From 18th June to 26th June, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado visited Russian Federation to watch the matches of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia as the Honorary President of Japan Football Association.
It was the first time for a member of Imperial Family to visit Russia since 1916.

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Marine Rescue

On 5th June, HIH Princess Hisako attended the commendation ceremony of Marine Rescue Japan took place in Tokyo.
HIH Princess Hisako is the Honorary President of Marine Rescue Japan.

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Louvre Collections

On 30th May, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado visited the private view of the exhibition of the Art of Portraiture in the Louvre Collections took place at National Art Center in Tokyo.

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Against Culling

On 22nd May, HIH Princess Tsuguko of Takamado attended the symposium against culling of dogs and cats took place in Tokyo.

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Pacific Islands Leaders

On 17th May, HM Emperor Akihito and HM Empress Michiko held the tea party for the Pacific Islands Leaders who attend the 8th PALM (Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting) at Imperial Palace.
HIH Crown Prince Naruhito and the other members of Imperial Family also attended the tea party.

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Final as the Empress

On 16th May, HM Empress Michiko, the Honorary President of Japanese Red Cross Society attended the Annual Convention of the Society took place in Tokyo.
HIH Crown Princess Masako, HIH Princess Kiko of Akishino, HIH Princess Nobuko of Mikasa and HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado, the Honorary Vice-Presidents of the Society also attended the Convention.

It became the last time for HM Empress MIchiko to attend the Convention as the Empress. HM Empress Michiko became the Honorary Vice-President of the Society as the Crown Princess right after she got married to HM Emperor Akihito in 1959 and became the Honorary President of the Society as the Empress in 1989. HM Empress Michiko has engaged in various activities of Japanese Red Cross Society for about 60 years.

At last, HM Empress Michiko introduced HIH Crown Princess Masako as the next Honorary President of the Society.

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Japan-Korea Economic Parties Conference

On 15th May, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the opening ceremony of the 50th Japan-Korea Economic Parties Conference took place in Tokyo.

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