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Geisha performing Traditional Japanese Dance with Fan - see in Kyoto in spring

Geisha performing Traditional Japanese Dance with Fan - seen in Kyoto in spring. When i visit Japan, will definitely not miss the KABUKI. I think they are the most graceful performers next to the ballet dancers. This fan dance is in my "must watch list"

Japan. Because of the rainy weather, these two new maiko in Miyagawa-cho, Kyoto, had to wear plastic covers over their priceless silk brocade obi on the day of their misedashi (their first day as maiko, when they are presented and introduced to the district with their new professional names). Sanbonashi is the "three-legged" prong of bare skin left unpainted at the nape of the neck only on very special occasions. | flickr via mboogiedown

Because of the rainy weather, these two new maiko in Miyagawa-cho had to wear plastic covers over their priceless silk brocade obi on the day of their misedashi (their first day as.