Wedding ceremony of Princess Mako to be held on Nov 4 next year
Japan Today -- Nov 22
The Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday the wedding ceremony of Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her classmate from university days Kei Komuro will be held on Nov 4 next year.

The 83-year-old emperor and Empress Michiko are expected to attend the ceremony at Tokyo's Imperial Hotel, according to agency sources. The emperor is set to abdicate in the spring of 2019. Before the wedding, the couple, both 26, will hold a traditional rite of betrothal called "Nosai no Gi," on March 4 to be formally engaged, the agency said. The ceremony is set on a Sunday, in light of Komuro's work as a paralegal at a law firm, according to agency sources.

婚約が内定した秋篠宮家の長女・眞子さまの結婚式について、宮内庁は来年11月4日に行うと正式に発表しました。 眞子さまは国際基督教大学の同級生・小室圭さんとの婚約が内定し、9月にお二人で記者会見に臨まれました。
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