Crown Prince Attends Centennial Event In Finland

Crown Prince attends centennial event in Finland

Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino are visiting Finland to mark 100 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The couple visited the southwestern city of Naantali on Wednesday and met Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and his wife at the presidential summer residence.

Crown Prince Attends Centennial Events In Poland

Crown Prince attends centennial events in Poland

Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino have planted a cherry tree in a Warsaw park to mark the 100th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and Poland.

The couple visited the Botanical Garden of the Polish Academy of Sciences in the capital Warsaw on Monday as a part of centennial celebrations.

Crown Prince And Princess To Visit Poland, Finland

Crown Prince and Princess to visit Poland, Finland

Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino will officially visit Poland and Finland next month to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic ties between Japan and the European countries.

The Imperial Household Agency said it was formally decided that Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko will make their 10-day official trip starting June 27.

Abe Meets Crown Prince After New Era Name Chosen

Abe meets Crown Prince after new era name chosen

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Crown Prince Naruhito at his residence in Tokyo on Monday.

The prime minister is believed to have explained how the new era name, Reiwa, was chosen on April 1. The government has said Reiwa means "beautiful harmony" in English.

Crown Prince Naruhito Turns 59

Crown Prince Naruhito turns 59

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito marks his 59th birthday on Saturday. He will ascend to the throne on May 1st, one day after his father, Emperor Akihito, abdicates.

The Crown Prince held a news conference ahead of his birthday at his residence in central Tokyo. He said that he feels solemnity when thinking of the path he will soon be embarking upon, but said he will continue to improve himself with the deeds of previous Emperors in mind.

Abe Meets With Emperor, Crown Prince

Abe meets with Emperor, Crown Prince

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has held separate meetings with Emperor Akihito and Crown Prince Naruhito. He is believed to have briefed them on governmental preparations for the upcoming Imperial succession.

Abe met the Emperor at the Imperial Palace on Thursday to report privately on matters of state.

Crown Prince Attends Dinner At Versailles

Crown Prince attends dinner at Versailles

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has attended a dinner hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron.

The Crown Prince, who is on an official tour of France, was greeted by Macron at the Palace of Versailles on Wednesday evening.

Crown Prince Speaks About Friendship With France

Crown Prince speaks about friendship with France

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has expressed hope for the further development of friendly ties with France in a speech he delivered in Paris.

The Crown Prince is making an official visit to France to mark the 160th anniversary of bilateral friendship.

Crown Prince, Princess Mark 25 Years Of Marriage

Crown Prince, Princess mark 25 years of marriage

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako marked 25 years of marriage on Saturday.

In a written response to questions from reporters, the Crown Prince said that when he thinks about the anniversary, he realizes how quickly time has passed.