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Old 01-10-2016, 08:52 PM
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I don't think that they actually have their own money. Everything they need is provided for, but they don't have any actual money of their own.

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Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko and other family members attended lectures given by top researchers on January 12 as part of the court's annual New Year events at the Imperial Palace:


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** nhk.or.jp: Emperor, Empress attend academic lectures **


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Old 01-13-2016, 12:16 PM
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Are the lectures about topics in which the Imperial Family are interested, particularly the Emperor and Empress?
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Old 01-13-2016, 01:32 PM
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According to the "Imperial Family of Japan" blog that quoted the IHA,
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The Ceremony of the Kousho Hajime was instituted in 1869 with a “lecture for the New Year” designed for the enlightenment of studies by Emperor Meiji. In those early days, lectures concentrated on Japanese and Chinese texts, and subsequently came to include western texts. From 1953 the explanations in the above-mentioned three fields came to be instituted.
https://imperialfamilyjapan.wordpres...rs-lectures-2/

http://www.kunaicho.go.jp/e-culture/kosho.html
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Old 03-17-2016, 02:23 PM
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ladies and gents, where does the imperial household post future events of the family? i am visiting japan soon and would love to come to one of the events to greet them at the entrance :)
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The Imperial Household Agency

How to participate in Public Events at the Imperial Palace and to visit the Palace and other Establishments - The Imperial Household Agency

The above links may contain some useful information for you.
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Members of the Imperial family attended the annual concert for music university graduates on March 30th.

https://imperialfamilyjapan.wordpres...ity-graduates/
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2 - 4 April 2016

Commemoration of Empror Jimmu | unbelievableme | ru_royalty


The above post by unbelievableme contains photos and videos of Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, and members of the imperial family attending engagements to commemorate Emperor Jimmu.
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The annual spring garden party at the Akasaka Palace Imperial garden in Tokyo took place today, April 27.

So nice to see Crown Princess Masako attending!


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** nhk.or.jp: Imperial couple hosts spring garden party **
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Here's Masako at today's garden party. She looks beautiful. Imperial Family Host Spring Garden Party | Getty Images
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Indeed!
Her health continues to improve. According to Asahi, the Crown Princess spoke to guests for about 5 minutes before leaving.

ANN News video of the imperial garden party:
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Here's another gallery of yesterday's garden party:



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More garden party photos, including the Princesses speaking with guests at Sankei's Imperial weekly report for 4/30
Scroll below the text for the photo gallery.
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Another video of the garden party. Mostly commentary while footage repeats of CP Masako's arrival and departure.

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Asahi reports the Emperor had lunch with his 3 children on July 23rd. It's the first time any of the family has gathered since news of abdication. The Crown Prince, Prince Akishino, and Mrs. Kuroda arrived at the Imperial Palace around 11:30am.

There's more but the rest of the article requires login. I assume the Empress was also at the luncheon.

Source: Asahi

ETA: video of the arrivals. The description below the video mentions the children stayed about 2 hours.
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On August 9th, the Emperor and Empress had dinner with their three children, CP Naruhito, Prince Akishino, and Mrs. Sayako Kuroda at the Imperial Palace.
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Thanks for the update!
I wonder what is going to be discussed without spouses and grandchildren. Mrs Kuroda drives herself nowadays, while her brothers have chauffeurs.
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On August 13th, the CP family had dinner with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko.
Arrival videos at www.news24.jp and news.tbs.co.jp
(also mentions CP Naruhito watched the Emperor's broadcast in a VIP room at Nagoya Station, while CP Masako and Princess Aiko watched at the Crown Prince's residence on August 8th)


On August 14th, Prince Akishino, Princess Kiko, and Prince Hisahito had lunch with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko.
Source: Asahi reporter’s tweet https://twitter.com/shimaykkkt/statu...95486376706048 and news.tbs.co.jp video

ETA: added video link of Akishino trio arriving for lunch.
ETA2: added YouTube link of CP family arriving for dinner.
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On September 2nd, Emperor Akihito invited the Speakers of the House from the G7 nations to tea at the Imperial Palace. CP Naruhito and the vice-chairman of the European Parliament also attended. The Canadian Speaker of the House conveyed sympathies for the damage caused by thypoon No. 10.

Photo: JP Reuters, Mainichi

ETA: another photo from Sankei
http://www.sankei.com/images/news/16...9030028-p6.jpg
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Old 09-03-2016, 12:54 AM
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The IHA announced budget requests of the 2017 fiscal year budget on August 31st.
  • 2 additional nurses to strengthen the night medical system at the Imperial Palace
  • 1 additional staff member for the Akishino household to help take care of Prince Hisahito
  • Maintenance for Kyoto Imperial Palace (Kyoto Goshouchi). The terrain was expanded this year.
Sankei Imperial Weekly #450 page 2

Does anyone know each Imperial household's number of staff? Or overall IHA employees? I read ChiaraC's post from 2011 that the Crown Prince household has around 50 staff and the Akishinos have around 10.
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