Mr. and Mrs. Akishino attended the ceremony of "Gathering of" Green Protection "nationwide" held in Nara City on the 21st.

The ceremony of "Gathering of" Green Protection "nationwide" calling for the creation of a lush environment was held for the first time in three years, limiting the participants to those involved in Nara Prefecture, and Mr. and Mrs. Akishino attended online. ..

At the ceremony, after commendations were given to those who are working on green conservation, Mr. Akishino-no-miya said, "To protect precious greenery and the pure water that originates from that greenery, and to create and nurture new greenery. It is important for many people to understand its importance and participate in a wide range of movements. "

Mr. and Mrs. Akishino continued to interact online with local elementary school students who participated in the ceremony and those who received the awards, and expressed their hope that they would continue their activities to protect the greenery and the environment.

After that, a commemorative tree was planted in the park near the venue, and participants were shown a video of Mr. and Mrs. Akishino planting a cherry tree of a variety called "Naranoya Ezakura" in the garden in advance. Planted trees such as cherry blossoms and plums.