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Sayuki from Asakusa, the first Western Geisha
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Sayuki from Asakusa, the first Western Geisha

Lets  make some questions to Sayuki, the very first western geisha in the world. Let’s discover her amazing and magic life. You debuted as a geisha in 2007 (in the Asakusa district) under the name of Sayuki. Can you please tell us when you decided to become a geisha and why? I got my doctorate in Social...

20th February 201921st February 2019by
“One day in a Geisha house” (Il Profumo della Dolce Vita article)
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“One day in a Geisha house” (Il Profumo della Dolce Vita article)

September 13, 2018 Euroma2 , the EUR Concept Mall, which has always been committed to offering events dedicated to culture, has started an important collaboration with the “Museum of Civilizations” of Eur MuCiv . The innovative agreement was inaugurated on August 3rd with the opening of an exhibition path inside the mall, parallel to the...

14th September 201820th September 2018by
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Interview With Marimo Oneesan

by Picabo On December 16 2017 some of our class were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to interview Marimo Oneesan, who had been a geisha in Fukagawa since an early age, about her life and experiences. The following is a summary of some of the topics she discussed, translated to english. Shortly after high...

10th September 201810th September 2018by
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Lumber Industry in Fukagawa – Koto City

Currently, Koto City where Fukagawa is located is famous for its significant aspects of location with a rich waterfront and lush greenery. Pursuing the ideology of “omotenashi” and promoting preservation of environments, Koto city once was a prospered lumber industry centered location during Edo era. Facing Tokyo Bay with Sumida and Arakawa Rivers, such waterways...

10th September 201810th September 2018by
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Fukagawa Geisha and Why It Started to be Called Haori Geisha

by misarai723 When Tokugawa Ieyasu shifted its shogunate to Edo, Fukagawa was a shoal that a house could not be built. When Edo becomes the center of Japan population started to increase. Because of natural disasters such as repeated fires and typhoons, people needed a dump of waste materials. Also, more garbage was thrown as...

10th September 201810th September 2018by
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Fukagawa Geisha and Fukagawa Festival

by misarai723   The Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri is considered top three summer festival in Tokyo. The festival is held on August 15th and thirty thousand people participate and half a million people are watching. Every year, more than 50 teams walk the roads of Fukagawa while carrying 2,000-kilogram-mikoshi, or portable shrines. The bystanders throw water to...

10th September 201810th September 2018by
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Tokyo Shinbun Article

This article features geisha Sayuki who actively works on protecting the Fukagawa geisha district.

8th September 201811th September 2018by
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Fukagawa Sayuki Hiroba Article

The Japanese magazine hiroba featured the geisha Sayuki who is actively working on reviving the Fukagawa district. Published in July 2018.

29th August 201829th August 2018by
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