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Maiko Kosen from Gionkobu (Magdalena Frackowiak) Tags: flowers japan cherry japanese kyoto blossom traditional culture maiko geiko geisha april sakura osaka kimono gion nara kosen kobu mamechiho maikokosen

Maiko in Kyoto

), geiko (芸子) or geigi (芸妓) are traditional, female Japanese entertainers whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music and dance-maiko are apprentice geisha by Sam Ryan

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Beautiful kimono and obi. There are so many unique ways to tie an obi.

おいらん道中 by tanoken1968, via Flickr

A woman dressed as an Oiran, a high class courtesan of the Edo period. I believe this one likely taken at the October Oiran Dochu parade in Nagoya.

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