Do these things and you'll be on your way to really understanding Japan! See a geisha (or maiko) perform Daniel Bachler The Japanese ideal of beauty and refinement, geisha perform traditional dance and are versed n Japanese musical.
face / geisha / japan / kyoto / costume / hat / make up 芸妓 尚可寿さん Kyoto, Japan. The geiko (geisha) Naokazu dressed as the century writer Madame Fujiwara-Tameie (Abutsu Ni) in the Jidai Matsuri, one of the three big festivals of Kyoto.
japan / portrait / canon / people / beauty / festival / tea ceremony 上七軒舞妓 さと雛さん The maiko (apprentice geisha) Satohina. Together with other maiko and geiko (geisha) of the Kamishichiken district, Satohina was hosting an open air tea ceremony a beauty?
Geisha holding her kimono This is a photograph of a beautiful Geisha standing outside of an Okiya or Geisha House. The decoration on her kimono appears to show a woman travelling in a Kago or Palanquin, carried by bearers.
9 Principles of Japanese Art and Culture: Wabi-sabi (imperfect) Miyabi (elegance) Shibui (subtle) Iki (originality) Jo-ha-kyu (slow, accelerate, end) Yugen (mysterious) Geido (discipline and ethics) Ensou (the void) Kawaii (cute)