Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room T4 & T5
December 22, 2019 (Sun) - January 19, 2020 (Sun)
In the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-Gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden), which took place at the Imperial Palace on October 22, 2019, His Majesty the Emperor proclaimed his accession to the throne and received felicitations of representatives from Japan and overseas. In this ceremony, His Majesty the Emperor ascended to the Takamikura (Imperial Throne) in the Seiden-Matsu-no-Ma, followed by Her Majesty the Empress who ascended to the Michodai (August Seat of the Empress). After His Majesty the Emperor delivered the Imperial Address, the Prime Minister offered his words of congratulation.
In the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-Gi, Their Majesties the Emperor and the Empress wore traditional costumes.
The Takamikura, the Michodai, ceremonial items etc., which were used in the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-Gi, are open to the public.