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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.

 

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Taken on April 16, 2008