Simplicity marks the celebration of the 20 years of the only daughter of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako

The princess Aiko of Japan, the only daughter of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, celebrated his coming of age yesterday. The celebration, which took place in the Royal Palace, has consisted of a ceremony with few luxuries and reduced capacity due to the coronavirus crisis. Only the princess’s grandparents, the Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, among family members. During the ceremony, the princess received the most outstanding “gift” from her father: the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Emperor’s Precious Crown.

The princess has appreciated the ancient distinction reserved for royal women dressed in a long white suit, the color of the royal family and, following tradition, first touched with a floral and diamond tiara. A jewel that belonged to his paternal aunt Sayako Kuroda, who left the imperial family in 2005, by marrying a public official Yoshiki Kuroda. The imperial family has given up on making a new tiara to save costs due to the crisis derived from the coronavirus in Jaóon.

A coming of age without a bench, or a tea ceremony and without a tiara. However the princess Aiko She has been very grateful and has made it known through a statement issued by the Imperial Household Agency: “I am deeply grateful to all who have been involved in my trip to this day.” “It was heartbreaking that many people around the world have died due to Covid-19, she said, and expressed his hope that a peaceful and vibrant life will reach everyone as soon as possible.”

Aiko will not inherit the throne either as Japanese law only allows men to do so. His uncle Fumihito will be the father of the princess Mako she just resigned from the royal family to marry the lawyer Kei Komuro, whoever does it. The first public act you will attend Aiko It will be on January 1 to greet the New Year from the balcony of the Imperial Palace.

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