On 23rd October, HIH Prince Masahito and HIH Princess Hanako of Hitachinomiya attended The 24th Praemium Imperiale Awards Ceremony in Tokyo.
HIH Prince Masahito of Hitachinomiya, the honorary patron of the Japan Art Association, presented the Praemium Imperiale Awards to this year’s Laureates.
The 2012 Praemium Imperiale Laureates are:
Cai Guo-Qiang (China) Painting
Cecco Bonanotte (Italy) Sculpture
Henning Larsen (Denmark) Architecture
Philip Glass (USA) Music
Yoko Morishita (Japan) Theatre/Film
On 19th October, HIH Princess Hanako of Hitachinomiya attended the ceremony for the 125th anniversary of Yamagata Branch of Japan Red Cross Society in Tendo City, Yamagata Prefecture.
HIH Princess Hanako of Hitachinomiya is the Vice Honorary President of Japan Red Cross Society.