Princess Mako of Akishino, the first child of Fumihito, Prince Akishino, a member of the Japanese Imperial Family visited the indigenous Japanese in Brazil during the Japanese festival.

Nearly two million Japanese people or their descendants live in Brazil – mainly in Sao Paulo, South America’s largest city.

Shortly after her arrival, Princess Mako toured the Japan Festival, a three-day event showcasing Japanese cuisine, culture and products.

She also planned to visit the Monument to Japanese Immigration Pioneers at the city’s Ibirapuera Park and the nearby Japanese Pavilion.

Earlier in the week, she visited Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue and Botanical Gardens.
Princess Mako visited many Brazilian cities and Japanese cultural sites and meeting with Japanese families in Brazil.


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