New Japanese imperial Era "令和 Reiwa" takes name from acient poety

UPDATE : 2019.04.03

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Monday 1st April 2019
Japan declared on Monday 1st April the name of its New Imperial era when Crown Prince Naruhito becomes emperor on May 1,with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saying it emphasized traditional values at turning point in the nation's history. "令和 Reiwa"

令 Rei is most often used to mean "command"but can also mean "good"and "beautiful"
和 Wa means "peace"or "harmony"

The name emphasizes the beauty of Japan's traditional culture and a future in which everyone would be able to achieve their dreams,especially young people,Abe said.

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