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Princess Kako promotes Japanese-Hungarian ties at dinner in Hungary

Princess Kako of Akishino, a niece of Emperor Naruhito and the second daughter of Crown Prince Fumihito, is continuing her visit to Austria and Hungary. Earlier in Austria, she paid a courtesy call on Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen and attended a commemorative reception. Princess Kako attended a dinner in Budapest to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the diplomatic relations…
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First official visit abroad for Princess Kako of Japan

The Imperial Household Agency has announced this week that Her Imperial Highness Princess Kako of Akishino is set to pay her first official visit abroad in September. The Princess will be travelling to Austria and Hungary to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the institution…
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Japan’s Princess Kako graduates from university and expresses wish that her sister be happy

Princess Kako graduated from the International Christian University, her elder sister’s alma mater, in Tokyo on Friday and used written answers to press questions to indicate not only what she looked forward to, but some would say a very modern approach to marriage for Japan but one that has born success recently in the United Kingdom. When asked about the possible postponement of her…
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Japanese Imperial Family reveals new photos

The Japanese Imperial Family has released three new photos to mark the new year. The images show the senior members of the family: Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito, his wife Crown Princess Masako and their daughter Aiko, Princess Toshi…