• japanese / fan / dance / travel / woman / shrine : maiko (apprentice geisha) kyoto, japan
  • The hair ornaments of maiko change monthly to express the season. Fukuya wears a cherry blossom ornament for April.
  • 平安神宮

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japanese / fan / dance / travel / woman / shrine : maiko (apprentice geisha) kyoto, japan

The maiko (apprentice geisha) Fukuya prepares to open the Reitaisai Hono Buyo Festival at the Heian Shrine.

Dances were performed by four of Kyoto's five kagai (geisha) districts in dedication to the arrival of spring.

cherry.fiore, sappy ♥♫♪, and 557 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Francesca Albanese 42 months ago | reply

    beautiful colors!!!

  2. Ana Murakami 40 months ago | reply

    Beautiful pic and great composition. I love it.

  3. upadhyay_bharat 39 months ago | reply

    Lovely... beautiful colors and contrast.

  4. Little Shepherd 39 months ago | reply

    The colors here are spectacular and clean...I love it.

  5. kaikala7z 38 months ago | reply

    absolutely stunning, beautiful

  6. CarolEssan 36 months ago | reply

    looks like a doll! very beautiful capture.

  7. tamaleconsalsa 36 months ago | reply

    beautiful! I would like to use this photo as inspo for makeup and hair that i am doing next week. it's the most beautiful geisha apprentice pic i have seen so far!

  8. StuartSlimp 36 months ago | reply

    She looks like a doll. Spectacular!

  9. koko-penguin 27 months ago | reply

    the colours in this are amazing. i really want to go back to japan!

  10. Angel Errante 25 months ago | reply

    Hermosa! 美しい!

  11. boite_a_bijoux 20 months ago | reply

    incredible shot

  12. Morgaine_Le_Fey 18 months ago | reply

    I am the admin of the group People Everywhere and I would love it if you would add this photo!
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  13. Andrea Rapisarda 18 months ago | reply

    beautiful portrait

  14. Creative Bling 14 months ago | reply

    So very very beautiful !!

  15. jana.hrckova 12 months ago | reply

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