Page 489A

Parent Collaboration between Japan, Germany and Italy Vol. VI
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 15
Folder Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 6
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
"Program for the Opening Session of the German-Japanese Culture Committee and the tea reception in the __ Hotel Kaiserhof. "1. The opening session takes place in the Federal Council Hall of the Foreign Office, The guests arrive at about 1600 hours. The session begins at 1615 hours. It is ihtroduced by a speech of welcome from Freiherr von WEIZSAECKER. JfjHis Excellency the Imperial Japanese Ambassador replies to it. J Ambassador von TWARDOWSKI speaks last. "Following that, the participators in the opening session go to the Hotel Kaiserhof, where a tea reception takes place. "2. The guests arrive at about 1700 hours: in the Hotel Kaiserhof. After taking off their overcoats in the cloak¬room, they meet in the Yellow Room. After arrival of the State Secretary, the guests seat themselves at the tables set up in the Great Hall. Tea and cake is first served, which takes about a quarter of an hour. The distribution of the guests at each of the tables is effected so that a prominent participant is named for each table, while the remaining guests freely apportion themselves to the various tables. "After the guests have been served tea and cake, the State Secretary greets those present at about 1730 hours and thus introduces a speech which Ambassador von TWARDOWSKI will give. At the end of the speech, a brief, noncompulsory meeting follows. "Berlin, 3 April, 1940. /Signature illegible/