Crown prince proclamation ceremonies postponed amid outbreak

National Apr 14, 2020

Crown prince proclamation ceremonies postponed amid outbreak

The government said Tuesday it has postponed this month's ceremonies to celebrate Crown Prince Akishino's ascent to first in line to the chrysanthemum throne amid the new coronavirus outbreak. The Rikkoshi no Rei ceremonies, originally scheduled for Sunday, are intended to proclaim the 54-year-old crown ...

Japanese artists celebrate Reiwa Era at Sydney Opera House

National Dec 17, 2019

Japanese artists celebrate Reiwa Era at Sydney Opera House

The largest-ever gathering of traditional Japanese artists in Sydney performed together on Monday in celebration of the new imperial era, Reiwa, at the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House. All proceeds from the "Japan Spectacular" performance were donated to a charity called the Japan Club of ...