Together with the Empress, the Emperor and Empress watched a performance of traditional Mongolian stringed instruments, which the Emperor and Empress had performed together on a previous visit to Mongolia.

The concert was held at the NHK Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo on the evening of the 30th to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Mongolia.

When Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress arrived at the venue together with Mongolian President Khurelsukh and his wife, the audience erupted in applause, and Their Majesties smiled and waved in response.

At the concert, a band of traditional Mongolian stringed instruments, the horse head harp, played folk songs from both countries, as well as songs expressing horses running across the prairie. The singing method, "Homey" was also shown.

Their Majesties listened intently to the gentle tone of the horse head harp and applauded enthusiastically.

Her Majesty the Emperor played the viola on the same stage as this orchestra when she visited Mongolia 15 years ago, when she was Crown Prince.

During the discussion after the concert, he felt nostalgic while looking at the photos prepared by the people involved.