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Final Garden Party

On 9th November, the Autumn Imperial Garden Party held by Their Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko took place at Akasaka Imperial Garden in Tokyo.
It became the last time for Their Majesties to hold the Imperial Garden Party before the abdication of His Majesty.

Photo from Asahi

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Wedding Banquet

On 30th October, the wedding banquet for Ms Ayako Moriya (Former Princess Ayako) and Mr Kei Moriya took place in Tokyo.
HIH Crown Prince Naruhito, HIH Crown Princess Masako and the other members of Imperial Family attended the banquet.

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Happy Wedding of Princess Ayako

On 29th October, the wedding of HIH Princess Ayako of Takamado and Mr Kei Moriya was held.

On the morning, the Ceremony of calling for the Princess took place at Takamadonomiya Residence.

The wedding of HIH Princess Ayako and Mr Kei Moriya took place at Meiji Jingu Shrine in Tokyo.

Photo from Asahi, Sankei1, 2, 3 and Mainichi

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Remembering Prince Mikasa

On 27th October, the ritual to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the death of late Prince Mikasa (1915-2016) took place at Toshimagaoka Imperial Cemetery in Tokyo.
HIH Princess Yuriko of Mikasa and the other members of Imperial Family attended the ritual.

Photo from Sankei

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Goodbye to Imperial Family

On 26th October, HIH Princess Ayako attended the ritual to report her marriage to the Imperial Ancestor Amaterasu-omikami (Sun goddess), the departed souls of the successive Emperors and Imperial Families and various Japanese gods from throughout the country took place at Imperial Palace Sanctuaries.

HIH Princess Tsuguko (L) and HIH Princess Hisako (R)

On that day, HIH Princess Ayako attended the Ceremony to bid farewell to the Emperor and the Empress took place at Imperial Palace.

The wedding of HIH Princess Ayako and Mr Kei Moriya will be held on 29th October.

Photo from FNN, Sankei, TBS NEWS, Asahi and Nikkei

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Aichi Visit of Princess Takamado

From 22nd October to 23rd October, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado visited Aichi Prefecture to attend the annual national convention on the improvement of people’s diet.

Photo from Yomiuri

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Ise Jingu Visit

On 18th October, HIH Princess Hisako and HIH Princess Ayako of Takamado visited Ise Jingu Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture to report the marriage of HIH Princess Ayako to the ancestral goddess of Imperial Family.

Photo from Sankei

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Kagawa Visit of Princess Takamado

From 6th October to 7th October, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado visited Kagawa Prefecture to attend the 30th National Convention on aerial environment “Town of Starry Sky, Town of Blue Sky.”

Photo from Asahi

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Mother and Daughters

On 2nd October, HIH Princess Hisako of Takamado attended the opening ceremony of the photo exhibition of her own collection of Netsuke (Japanese traditional miniature sculptures) took place in Tokyo with Ms Noriko Senge (the 2nd daughter) and HIH Princess Ayako (the 3rd daughter).

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Kyoto Visit of Takamado Princesses

On 1st October, HIH Princess Hisako and HIH Princess Ayako of Takamado visited Daikakuji Temple in Kyoto Prefecture and attended the ritual to open the Heart Sutra written by Emperor Saga (786-842).

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