Geisha and Maiko girls of Japan (Kyoto)

Geisha, or person of the arts, are traditional Japanese artist-entertainers. They were most popular in the 18th and 19th centuries, and are still in existence today, although the numbers are dwindling.

 

 

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 Maiko (Geisha apprentice) dances with fan during Setsubun festival, Kyoto, Japan

 

 

 

Photography by Frantisek Staud



 Maiko (Geisha apprentice) performs fan dances during Setsubun festival, Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko (Geisha apprentice) dances with fan during Setsubun festival, Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko (Geisha apprentice) performs fan dances during Setsubun festival, Kyoto, Japan

 Maiko girls (Geisha apprentice) dancing with fan in Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha apprentice (Maiko girl) in a deep bow during her performance in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girl (Geisha apprentice) in white kimono dances in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girl (Geisha apprentice) in white kimono dances in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girl (Geisha apprentice) in green kimono dances in Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha apprentice (Maiko girls) with swan in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko (Geisha apprentice) dances with fan during Setsubun festival, Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko (Geisha apprentice) dances with fan during Setsubun festival, Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha apprentice (Maiko girls) feeding swans, Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girls (Geisha apprentice) dancing in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girl (Geisha apprentice) in green kimono dances in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girls (Geisha apprentice) dancing in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girl (Geisha apprentice) in green kimono dances in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girl (Geisha apprentice) in white kimono dances in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girl (Geisha apprentice) in green kimono dances in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girls (Geisha apprentice) dancing in Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha apprentice (Maiko girl) dancing with red fan in Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha apprentice (Maiko girls) with swans in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girl (Geisha apprentice) in green kimono dances in Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha apprentice (Maiko girls) dancing with red fan in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko girl (Geisha apprentice) in green kimono dances in Kyoto, Japan
 Two Maiko girls in a Japanese Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
 Elaborate hair dress of Maiko (Geisha apprentice), Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha hairdresser making final touches, Kyoto, Japan
 White makeup and red lips, Geisha in Kyoto, Japan
 Maiko - Geisha apprentice in Kyoto, Japan
 Elaborate hair dress of Maiko (Geisha apprentice), Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha shoes in close up, Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha shoes in close up, Kyoto, Japan
 Geisha shoes in close up, Kyoto, Japan

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