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Birthday greetings for Emperor Naruhito of Japan cancelled

The birthday greetings for Emperor Naruhito of Japan have been cancelled for the third year in a row. The Imperial Household Agency announced the cancellation due to the global health crisis. The event was called off due to the crowds it would bring together during the cold months. Emperor Naruhito will celebrate his 62nd birthday on 23 February, and since his ascension to the throne…
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Princess Aiko's first official royal duty revealed

The first official royal duty of Japan’s Princess Aiko has been revealed by the Japanese Imperial Household. Princess Aiko, 20, will attend the New Year Receptions as her first official royal duty since coming of age in early December. The events will take place on New Year’s Day 2022. The ceremonies will begin at 10 am local time at the Imperial Palace. The traditional…
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Baby elephant owned by Queen of Denmark and King of Sweden dies

Many of Europe’s royals have dogs as pets. What has been quite unknown to most people, however, is that the Swedish King and the Danish Queen, also owns several elephan`s. Now one of the royal elephants has died. The elephant was the son of two elephants that were once given as a gift by another monarch. The baby elephant, named Prince, died this week after a rapid illness. Prince, who…
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Princess Aiko reveals thoughts on reaching adulthood

Japan’s Princess Aiko has shared her thoughts on reaching adulthood in a statement released by the Imperial Household Agency. Aiko, Princess Toshi turned 20-years-old on 1 December and remarked about her plans for the future as she is now a working member of the Imperial Family. She also thanked her parents, Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, for raising her and supporting her…
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