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Traditional Beauty of Kyoto: the Geisha

Nothing says Kyoto like geisha. While the western world is largely familiar with these fascinating artists through the dramatic if almost completely inaccurate Memoirs of a Geisha  291 altre parole

Kyoto

Geisha, geiko, oiran e tayū

Essa é uma discussão antiga, lá de 2012, sobre uma possível definição de geisha, um termo que me perguntam eventualmente. Existe uma confusão bastante corriqueira entre os termos geiko, geisha, oiran e tayū, noções bastante diferentes que afetam parte da nossa percepção sobre esse lado nipônico. 499 altre parole

Japanologia Em Português

Geisha : Maiko Vs. Geiko

Differences between Maiko-san and Geiko-san
(Left – Maiko, Right – Geiko)

Most people is familiar with the world Geisha (How can you not know famous movie “the memoirs of Geisha”?). 230 altre parole

Culture

Chasing Geisha

My foray into Tokyo fashion has opened up the kimono for more street style photography – but this time for geisha style.

Kyoto’s Gion district is world famous for their geisha (often referred to as geiko in Kyoto). 686 altre parole

Travel

Chasing Geishas in Kyoto

While planning our Kyoto itinerary, I made sure that I get to experience Kyoto of old and new. Our first two nights in Japan was spent in Kyoto before heading to Takayama and Shirakawa-go. 329 altre parole

Japan