Friday, October 8, 2010

Geisha in Kyoto

Perhaps my regular readers have noticed that my blogging has become quite irregular recently and I apologize. Fact is that I've been sick for nearly two weeks. The medicine the doctor gave me makes my head seem like it is in the clouds... Powerful stuff (that doesn't seem to work!)

Nevertheless, I want to put something up for you everyday. Here is something interesting that I found. It is a geisha performance from the Internet Archives that is described as:

Mameyoshi recently became a geisha in the Gion district of Kyoto. She was a maiko until recently. She became a shamisen geisha and this is her first performance for us. Originally posted on

Enjoy! (Sorry about the police in the background - they are only there for a minute, please be patient!)