Sakakijin, 18:04 on August 18 where you can experience the traditional culture of Bhutan
Mr. and Mrs. Akishino and his eldest son, Jinjin, visiting Bhutan visited the National Museum and were exposed to the traditional culture of Bhutan.
Mr. and Mrs. Akishino and Mr. Minato visited the National Museum in Paro, a local city in western Bhutan, on the afternoon of 17th local time.
In this museum, there are exhibits that symbolize the traditional culture of Bhutan, such as masks used by dancers at traditional Bhutan festivals and Buddha statues.
Among them, the museum director explained in English at the corner where colorful masks in the shape of animals such as sheep, bears and owls were displayed.
Mr. Minato listened carefully to the story that Noriko was supplemented, and was carefully looking at each mask.
After that, when the reporter asked during the tour, “Are you enjoying yourself?”, Satoshi was smiling and responding “Yes” with a loud voice.
Prior to this, Mr. and Mrs. Akishino and Mr. Minato met with 15 people from the JICA = Japan International Cooperation Agency and members of the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers who are active in the hotel where they stayed.
Mr. Yinjin was enthusiastically exchanging words with the people who participated, such as asking "Is there a big earthquake?"