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Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 11:04
Japanese Princess to marry son of shrine priest
By Agencies

TOKYO - The Imperial Household Agency announced Tuesday that Princess Noriko, 25, a daughter of the late Prince Takamado, will marry Kunimaro Senge, 40, a son of the chief priest of the Izumo Taisha (Grand Shrine) in Shimane Prefecture. The wedding will take place in the autumn.

The couple attended a news conference in Tokyo after the agency made the announcement. The wedding will take place at the Izumo shrine.

The wedding will be the first involving a member of the imperial family since 2005, when Princess Sayako, the daughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, got married.

Japanese Princess to marry son of shrine priest

Princess Noriko (R), second daughter of the late Prince Takamado and Princess Hisako, speaks beside fiance Kunimaro Senge at the Imperial Household Agency in Tokyo, May 27, 2014. Princess Noriko is engaged to Senge, eldest son of the chief priest of Izumo-taisha, or Izumo grand shrine, and will wed this autumn, local media reported. (Photo / Agencies)

Japanese Princess to marry son of shrine priest
Japanese Princess to marry son of shrine priest
 
 
 
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