Princess gives speech in sign language at national sign language contest

September 22, 2015

Yonago-shi, Tottori:

Princess Kako, the second daughter of Prince Fumihito and his wife Kiko, delivered a speech in sign language for the first time on September 22 at the opening ceremony of a national high school sign language contest held at Yonago-shi, Tottori Prefecture in wester Japan.

Twenty teams of high school students from 14 prefectures competed in the sign language event using songs and dramas at Yonago Public Hall.

A team from the Nara Prefectural School for the Deaf took won the top prize.

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