The Emperor's Majestic visits Niigata at the National Cultural Festival and the Arts and Culture Festival for Persons with Disabilities at 17:18 on August 16
It is officially decided that the Emperor will visit Niigata Prefecture for two days from the 16th of next month in order to attend the opening ceremony of the “National Cultural Festival” and “National Art and Culture for Persons with Disabilities” . The empress will be accompanied if there is no problem with her physical condition.
According to the Imperial Household Agency, the Emperor will enter Niigata City on the morning of 16th of next month by a special train on the Shinkansen. In the afternoon, attend the opening ceremony of “National Culture Festival” and “National Art for Persons with Disabilities” in Niigata City and speak their words.
The “National Cultural Festival” is one of the largest cultural festivals in Japan where people who engage in cultural activities gather from all over the country to show their results and interact with each other. It is held.
The Emperor has been attending the “National Cultural Festival” since the first time in 1986, and is the only public service that has been attended every year since the throne.
On the morning of the following day, you will see the children who attend the special support school and local elementary and junior high school students and students working together to produce traditional octopus in Niigata.
In the afternoon, you can return to Tokyo in the evening by watching a calligraphy exhibition by Niigata singer and calligrapher Yaichi Awazu.
According to the Imperial Household Agency, the Empress will be accompanied if there is no problem with his physical condition.