Originally Posted by Principessa Cano
Does anyone have a link to a calendar of events for this trip, in particular when they will be visiting Victoria? If I don't have to work I might try to go see them.
Sorry Ican't find link to a calendar of events for this trip in english article,
but Japanese mainichi news say:
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress:arrival on Canada
participate in welcome events from 6th
Their Majesties arrived Mcdonald Cartier Air port Otawa,the capital city of Canada on the afternoon of 3th(before daylight in japan).
It had been 56 years since His majesty the Emperor had visited canada in 1953,when he was crown prince.
Their Majesties appeard from Japanese Air Force One and welcomed by Minister for Foreign Affairs Canon and canada royal mounted police in a light rain.
Japanese and canadian national flag were hoisted,but flew flags at
half staff for the death of ex-Governor General of Canada.
Their Majesties will visit farm near Otawa combining adjustments to jet lag for 5th.
Their Majesties will attend offical welcome events from 6th
Their Majesties main schedule(Date is Canada time)
4th Visiting an Central examination farm(Otawa)
5th Having a talk with Japanese-Canadian
6th Official welcome event, meeting with Governor General of Canada ,
the prime minister and their wife
7th Lay flowers a Peace-Keeping monument
8th Japan-Canada 80th amity special event
9th Having a talk with Japanese-Canadian(Tronto)
10th Inspect institution of Olympic Winter games speed skate(vancouver)
11th Having a talk with Japanese-Canadian(Vivtoria)
12th Visiting Ocean science labo
13th Visiting the University of British Columbia(vancouver)
14th To Oafu island ,Hawaii
15th Lay flowers national Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
16th return to Japan