Imperial female members attend high school sign language speech contest

August 29, 2015  
Princess Akishinonomiya (left) 
and her daughter Princess Kako

The 32nd National High School Sign Language Speech Contest took place at Yuraku-cho Asahi Hall in Tokyo on August 29.

Kiko, Princess Akishinonomiya attended with her second daughter Princess Kako. 

Kiko made a speech using sign language in the opening ceremony, "I expect that those who are going to give a speech in sign language express their idea and thought in an abundant and certain way."

Arai Honoka, a student of Tottori Prefecture Tottori School for the Deaf who was one of the two Deaf/deaf contestants has won the third prize.


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