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The Emperor's Birthday (Tenno Tanjobi)
The Emperor's Birthday (天皇誕生日 Tenno Tanjobi). It is the birthdate of the reigning Emperor Akihito who was born on December 23, 1933. This day was set up as a national holiday after Akihitos ascending the throne in 1989. In the morning the Emperor receives greetings from the members of the Imperial family, prime minister, Parliament chairman and councilors. Then a special tea ceremony is held for ambassadors of different countries. Crowds of Japanese people come to the Imperial Palace to greet their emperor who appears on the glazed balcony.
Category: State | Added by: vladgon (25.07.2012)
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