On Friday, December 9, 2016, Her Imperial Highness Crown Princess Masako of Japan celebrated her 53rd birthday. In honor of her birthday the Imperial Household Agency released new photos as well as video of the beautiful crown princess with her family, His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan and Her Imperial Highness Princess Aiko… Read More (VIDEOS) Her Imperial Highness Crown Princess Masako of Japan Celebrates Her 53rd Birthday.
According to Kyodo News on December 6, 2016, Their Imperial Highnesses Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan accompanied by their son, His Imperial Highness Prince Hisahito, visited Nagasaki to see: “…relics of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki. On his first visit to Nagasaki Prince Hisahito offered flowers at the ground zero monument… Read More (VIDEO) TIHs Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan Visit Nagasaki.
On December 6, 2016, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan visited the Katsushika Welfare Factory in Tokyo, Japan. During their visit to the factory, which employs individuals with disabilities, the emperor and empress met with workers preparing “…boxes of emergency food for disasters…” according to Kyodo News.
On the morning of Wednesday, November 30, 2016, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan accompanied by Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan welcomed the President of Singapore, Mr. Tony Tan Keng Yam and his wife Ms. Mary Chee Bee Kiang, to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo,… Read More (VIDEO) TIMs Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Welcome the President of Singapore to Tokyo.
On Thursday, September 8, 2016, Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako of Akishino arrived at the Residencia Presidencial Mburuvichá Roga in Asunción, Paraguay, to met with the President of Paraguay, Mr. Horacio Cartes. The purpose of Princess Mako’s visit to lovely Paraguay was to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Japanese immigration to the South American country. And, that’s… Read More (VIDEO) HIH Princess Mako of Akishino Visits Paraguay.
On September 1, 2016, His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan warmly welcomed His Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the crown prince “…arrived in Tokyo late Wednesday on the third leg of his three-nation Asia tour that started… Read More (VIDEO) His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan Meets with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
Here is the rare video from the November 12, 1990, enthronement ceremony of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan. Enjoy! 🙂
On Monday, August 15, 2016, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan arrived at the Nippon Budokan arena in Tokyo to attend a memorial service for war victims as well as to mark the 71st anniversary of the end of the World War II.
On Monday, August 8, 2016, His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan addressed the people — via a pre-recorded video message — of Japan hinting that he would like to abdicate the ancient Chrysanthemum Throne. Here is what the 82-year-old emperor had to say: “A major milestone year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of… Read More (VIDEOS) His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan Addresses the Nation.
On Sunday, July 31, 2016, Her Imperial Majesty Empress Michiko of Japan attended a concert in Tokyo, Japan, with special guest performer South Korean tenor, Mr. Bae Jae-chul. According to AFP News, Mr. Jae-chul “…lost his vocal cords after he underwent a thyroid cancer surgery in 2005 when he was in Germany but has successfully returned… Read More HIM Empress Michiko of Japan Attends a Concert in Tokyo.