The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Serbia organized a festive reception on the occasion of the Emperor of Japan’s birthday at the Belgrade City Assembly.
The guests were greeted by H.E. Junichi Maruyama, the Japanese ambassador to Belgrade. Emperor Naruhito will turn 60 on February 23, 2020, and he is the 126th emperor in line with the traditional heritage system. The era of Emperor Naruhito’s reign is called “Reiva” and began on May 1, 2019. The first ideogram represents “beauty,” while the second translates as “harmony.” The official inauguration ceremony of His Imperial Crown Prince Naruhito was held on October 22, 2019.