The 63rd Birthday Celebration for His Majesty the Emperor of Japan


On February 21, 2023, the Embassy of Japan hosted the 63rd Birthday celebration for His Majesty the Emperor of Japan at Palau Royal Resort. Ambassador ORIKASA Hiroyuki and Mrs. ORIKASA Pauline welcomed many guests including His Excellency President Surangel Whipps, Jr., Reklai Raphael B., Ngirmang, Bilung Gloria Salii, Ebilreklai Gracia Yalap (representative), Honorable Senate President Hokkons Baules, Honorable Speaker of the House Sabino Anastacio, Ministers, governors and many more.
The reception began with the national anthems of Japan and Palau, followed by the remarks given by Ambassador Orikasa and President Whipps. After the toast, all the guests enjoyed a selection of premium Japanese sake and wine from various areas in Japan, as well as a variety of food, mainly Japanese cuisine.
The Embassy of Japan hopes that the friendship between Japan and Palau continues to grow through a close interaction of both countries.