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Emperor Naruhito of Japan celebrated his 61st birthday on Tuesday, without it being possible to organize large demonstrations due to the Covid-19.
Rebelote. As last year for his 60th birthday, Emperor Naruhito of Japan was unable to celebrate his 61st birthday on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, as it should be. Tradition has dictated, since 1948, that, on his birthday, the Japanese monarch greet from the balcony of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, flanked by the imperial family, thousands of Japanese who came to acclaim him, wish him good wishes and sign a guestbook. It’s impossible to imagine such a gathering of people, in this time of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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A ceremony with his brother but also his sister
In addition, the ceremony organized at the Imperial Palace for the occasion was limited to a reduced number of participants. The monarch, who was alongside his wife, received congratulations from his brother, Crown Prince Fumihito of Akishino and his wife Princess Kiko, as well as from the heads of the executive, legislative and powers. judiciary, including the new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
See the photos of the arrival of the guests in their car, were also present Naruhito's sister, Sayako Kuroda who came with her husband, and Masako's parents. The usual meal was canceled, as well as the “festive tea” with foreign ambassadors, the Japanese press said.
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Emperor Naruhito's sister Sayako Kuroda, her husband Yoshiki, and Empress Masako's parents Yumiko and Hisashi Owada represented the relatives' greeting at 10:40 am for Emperor Naruhito's reduced 61st birthday celebrations.
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What has not changed however , these are the traditional distribution of unpublished portraits of the emperor for his birthday - posing with his wife - and the press conference he gave as a prelude to the event. Stressing that the number of new Covid-19 infections appeared to be dropping across the country and that the vaccination program was starting, Naruhito told reporters, protected behind a transparent wall, as reported by "" : "I hope that a bright future awaits the public as they wholeheartedly overcome the pandemic while sharing their pain together and cooperating with each other." There was also talk about the health of his wife, their only daughter Aiko who will be 20 at the end of the year, and the 10th anniversary of the terrible earthquake, tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. Stating "that he will continue to pay particular attention to the inhabitants of the affected area in the Tohoku region", "he expressed the desire to visit and meet the victims over there ”when possible, the English-speaking media reported.
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