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#AGeishaDay, a Roma arriva il festival delle Geisha

Se si pensa al Giappone non esiste figura più magica di quella della geisha. Artista, entraineuse, raffinatissima seduttrice, questa figura femminile ha fatto sognare artisti di tutto il mondo. Quando a fine ‘800 il Japonisme esplose a Parigi, la geisha affascinò gli artisti più importanti dell’epoca: Monet dipinse la moglie con kimono e ventaglio, Van Gogh, che...

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#AGEISHADAY: SETTEMBRE A SPASSO CON UNA GEISHA GIAPPONESE PER LE STRADE DI ROMA
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#AGEISHADAY: SETTEMBRE A SPASSO CON UNA GEISHA GIAPPONESE PER LE STRADE DI ROMA

Esiste un legame speciale che unisce una geisha giapponese ad un’altra, un vincolo difficile da sciogliere che viene definito “unione di destini”. Ed è proprio un’unione di destini, o forse di percorsi, o di emozioni, che dovrebbe portarvi a Roma dal 6 al 16 settembreper un evento unico al mondo. Stiamo parlando di #AGEISHADAY il festival dedicato interamente alla figura e alla...

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2020: Australia

🇯🇵 GEISHAS COMING IN Australia 👘🍵 Dear Network and friends of the Fukagawa Geishas, We would like to share with you news about our next trip to Australia ! Four geishas will be visiting Australia from Fukagawa, the oldest geisha district in Japan and the origin where female geisha began. One of them is Sayuki, the...

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Summer 2019 : America

🇯🇵 GEISHAS COMING IN America 👘🍵 Dear Network and friends of the Fukagawa Geishas, We would like to share with you news about our next trip to America ! Four geishas will be visiting America from Fukagawa, the oldest geisha district in Japan and the origin where female geisha began. One of them is Sayuki, the...

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Spring 2019: Europe

🇯🇵 GEISHAS COMING IN EUROPE 👘🍵 Dear Network and friends of the Fukagawa Geishas, We would like to share with you news about our next trip to Europe ! Four geishas will be visiting Europe from Fukagawa, the oldest geisha district in Japan and the origin where female geisha began. One of them is Sayuki, the first...

25th February 201925th February 2019by
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Rice and Grains

by ainaoyama Before Fukagawa became an official solid prefecture of Japan, there were several events occurred in the past. One of the most significant ones was the Great Fire of Meireki. The Great Fire of Meireki was believed to be fired accidentally by a priest who was cremating a cursed kimono which murdered three teenage girls.When the...

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Fukagawa Geisha

by xitan Fukagawa is a neighborhood of Tokyo, which was home to a prominent unlicensed prostitution district during the Edo period. In addition to prostitution, the area was known particularly for its haori geisha, also known as tatsumi geisha, geisha who dressed in a masculine mode,[1] and may have been the site of the emergence...

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How Fukagawa Was Primed For Geisha

by Picabo Fukagawa may have only been a small district in the history of geisha in Tokyo, however there are several historical aspects that make the Fukagawa geisha stand out, such as how the very beginning of female geisha is said to have originated within this districts borders. This major aspect of Geisha history makes...

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Fukagawa Historical Landmarks

by Picabo Fukagawa is a neighbourhood east of Nihombashi, at the other side of the Sumidagawa river. It started out as a lumber district in the 17th and 18th century and rose to prominence as a shipping centre for rice, salt and fertilizer. Fukagawa has been widely featured in many Ukiyo-e in the Edo period (1603-1868),...

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Changes of Fukagawa Districts

by misarai723 Fukagawa is in downtown Tokyo, or Shitamachi. The name comes from a man who was a pioneer at Fukagawa, Fukagawa Yarouuemon, or 深川八郎右衛門. The picture below is a map of Fukagawa in Edo era. Although just viewing this map might be fun, but if you know how to look at this map, it...

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