Emperor and Empress to hold tea party for royals from overseas

National Oct 8, 2019

Emperor and Empress to hold tea party for royals from overseas

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako will invite royals from overseas who are attending the emperor's Oct. 22 enthronement proclamation ceremony to their residence for a tea party the following day, Imperial Household Agency vice head Yasuhiko Nishimura said Monday. "We planned the tea party to ...

Emperor, Empress to visit remote isles, Kyushu  disaster sites in October

National Aug 17, 2017

Emperor, Empress to visit remote isles, Kyushu disaster sites in October

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are planning to visit in late October the Kyushu region, which had recently been battered by torrential rain, to offer encouragement to residents recovering from the disaster, sources affiliated with the Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday. They are also considering ...