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Greenland Promotion in Japan - Day 3


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Saturday, 28 March

Mode Gakuen College of Fashion & Design

The Crown Prince Couple pay a visit at the fashion and design school Mode Gakuen, which has cooperated with Great Greenland and Kopenhagen Fur to introduce sealskin to new Japanese designers. During the visit, the Crown Prince Couple have an opportunity to greet some of the students who work with sealskin.

Visit at the department store Tokyu Honten

The Crown Prince Couple visit the department store Tokyu Honten in the Shibuya district, where there will be a focus on presentation of Greenland and sealskin to the Japanese fashion industry. The Crown Prince Couple attend a Great Greenland fashion show, in which a collection designed by the Danish designer Jesper Høvring will be displayed.

Visit at the pedestrian crossing “Shibuya Crossing”

Visit at the Shibuya Crossing at Shibuya station. The station is the world’s second largest measured in passengers. Thousands of people pass over Shibuya Crossing daily, and the surrounding area is the home of Japanese youth and popular culture.

Luncheon with TIM The Emperor and The Empress of Japan

The Crown Prince Couple participate in a luncheon with Their Imperial Majesties The Emperor and The Empress of Japan at the Imperial Palace.

Visit at igloo building site

The Crown Prince Couple pay a visit at the building site where a five metre high igloo will be erected in connection with the “Spiritual Greenland” exhibition. The igloo will be built by architect and professor Suzuki Toshihiko from Kogakuin University, who during the visit will tell about the principles behind the construction of an igloo. Afterwards, the Crown Prince Couple will greet some of the architecture students who are a part of the project.

Publication of graphic novel about Greenland

The Crown Prince Couple participate in the publication of Nuka K. Godtfredsen’s graphic novels about Greenland’s history, in which the first volume of four novels is translated into Japanese.

Great Greenland reception

The Crown Prince Couple take part in a reception with representatives from the Japanese fur industry.

Dinner with Their Imperial Highnesses The Crown Prince and The Crown Princess of Japan

The Crown Prince Couple participate in a dinner with His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito and Her Imperial Highness Crown Princess Masako.

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Danish Crown Prince Frederik ® and his wife Crown Princess Mary © is welcomed by Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito (L) upon their arrival for a dinner at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on March 28, 2015.



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BB has 2 more articles from day 3 events


Japanese students surprising F&M with a welcome with Danish and Greenlandic flags at Mode Gakuen.


This article is about the fashion show with Greenlandic products and Jesper Høvring designs.


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