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Visit of Japanese Princess Kako to Austria

Published: September 18, 2019; 11:40 · (Vindobona)

The Japanese Emperor's niece, Her Imperial Highness Princess Kako of Akishino, visits Austria for several days on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Austria and Japan, and met with Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen and Federal Chancellor Bierlein for talks.

Princess Kako of Akishino is the niece of current Japanese Emperor Naruhito. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / kounosu1 [Public Domain]

The 24 year old Princess Kako of Akishino is the niece of current Emperor Naruhito and a grandchild of the last Emperor Akihito.

She completed her studies of performing arts and psychology at the University of Leeds last year and now represents Japan at the 150th anniversary celebrations of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Austria.

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