Japanese Emperor's Birthday (21/28)

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A Policeman warns well wishers to exit the Imperial Place slowly and cautiously after the Emperor`s appearance. Emperor Akihito 76th birthday was celebrated in Japan with a national holiday and thousands of well-wishers being allowed into the Royal Palace for the occasion. He made three such appearances during the day and spoke of the economy difficulties many Japanese people are suffering during his address. He was accompanied by Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito, Prince Akishino and their wives. Tokyo, Japan December 23rd 2009
A Policeman warns well wishers to exit the Imperial Place slowly and cautiously after the Emperor`s appearance. Emperor Akihito 76th birthday was celebrated in Japan with a national holiday and thousands of well-wishers being allowed into the Royal Palace for the occasion. He made three such appearances during the day and spoke of the economy difficulties many Japanese people are suffering during his address. He was accompanied by Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito, Prince Akishino and...
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