Mako, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Akishino, who is in the process of coordinating her marriage to Kei Komuro, will be appointed as Honorary President of the International Ceramic Festival in Gifu Prefecture.

This "International Ceramics Festival Mino" will be held in Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture, which is one of Japan's leading pottery producing areas.

According to the Imperial Household Agency, Mako will be appointed Honorary Governor from the 30th of this month to the 17th of next month during the opening period, and will be able to send a video message to the opening ceremony.

Mako has served as the Honorary Governor of this festival twice in the past, and four years ago, she visited Gifu Prefecture for the first time after her engagement with Kei Komuro, and spoke at the opening ceremony. Was there.

Mr. Komuro, who is coordinating his marriage with Mako, will return from the United States on the 27th of this month, so the Imperial Household Agency is preparing for next month's marriage, and will be in early next month. It is expected to be announced.