Japanese Prince Hisahito Attends Public Event


Tokyo, Dec. 8 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Prince Hisahito and his elder sister Princess Kako attended a speech event for boys and girls held in Tokyo on Sunday.

The two showed up at a public event together without being accompanied by any other Imperial Family member for the first time, according to the Imperial Household Agency.

They listened to the speeches of 12 junior high school students chosen from among 480,000 applicants.

Prince Hisahito, 13, is the eldest son of Crown Prince Akishino and a first-grader at Ochanomizu University Junior High School. The boy, the nephew of Emperor Naruhito, is second in line to the throne.

Princess Kako, 24, is the second daughter of the Crown Prince.

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