Reiwa has multiple meanings, "calm’," peace’, 'order’ and ‘harmony’. The name is (first) is from an old Japanese anthology of poems, the Manyoshu. “This collection expresses the rich culture of our nation, where we can be proud of, like our beautiful nature,” was Abe. ‘Reiwa’ should be “both the beauty of the Japanese traditional culture emphasize as the future in which everybody dreams should aim, in particular young people", said the premier. “Our nation stands for a large intersection and it is important that old Japanese values are not sweep away. “Our national character should be passed.”Read also Dwindling keizersfamilie is a major problem for Japan
Normally the name of a new era, not pre-published. Abe has with this tradition broken, because the emperor royal highness akihito has decided to resign. It is for the first time in more than two centuries, an emperor retires.
The resignation of royal highness akihito means the end of the Heisei era that started in 1989.
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