The art of being a geisha partially lies in the meticulous application of her make-up. Let’s discover its history and characteristics…
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The Kimono Gallery
Famous Kyoto Gion Kobu Geiko Iwasaki Mineko, circa 1960s when she was still a maiko.
Japan. Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years old and become geisha after learning how to dance (a kind of Japanese traditional dance), play the shamisen, and learning Kyō-kotoba (dialect of Kyoto), regardless of their origins.
Big in Japan! Kimono-over und wir reisen nach Japan. Als go go geisha entspannen wir unter wilden Kirschblüten, mal now and zen, mal hier, mal da. Frei im Geist, wie ein playing koi - Oh maki me happy. So wird schnell ein udon know me zu Konnichiwa.