Japan

Who is Japan's Princess Aiko?

Aiko, Princess Toshi, the daughter of Japanese Emperor Naruhito, will reach the age of maturity on her twentieth birthday on 1 December 2022. In the following days, she will take part in specific ceremonies and will start attending public engagements with her parents. Aiko was born on 1 December 2001 at the Imperial Household Agency Hospital to the then-Crown Prince and Crown Princess.
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British RoyalsFeaturesHistoryThe Queen

Inside the Jubilee exhibitions: Coronation on show at Windsor Castle

The Royal Collection Trust will be staging three different exhibitions in 2022 to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The exhibition at Windsor Castle is set to explore The Queen’s Coronation in 1953. Platinum Jubilee: The Queen’s Coronation will be on at Windsor Castle from Thursday 7 July to Monday 26 September…
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British RoyalsHistory

The unveiling of the Cenotaph: The day George V led a nation still recovering from war

On 11 November 1920, King George V led Britain in two minutes of silence to remember those lost in the First World War and to mark the exact moment when Armistices brought the Great War to a close. The king also unveiled the Cenotaph in Whitehall. In 1919, the government planned Peace Day for 19 July- a day to mark the signing of the Treaty of Versailles and to celebrate the work of…
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British RoyalsThe Cambridges

The Duchess of Cambridge opens two new galleries at the Imperial War Museum

On Wednesday, 10 November, ahead of Remembrance Sunday, The Duchess of Cambridge visited the Imperial War Museum in London. She was at the museum to open two different galleries, one which included some of her own photographs.  In an Alexander McQueen blouse that she first wore in 2012, a Catherine Walker coat and pair of trousers, and a poppy on her lapel, Catherine visited the museum to open…
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