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.
On Arai Honoka:
On Princess Akishinonomiya's speech: