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Differences between a Geiko (Geisha) and a Maiko (with subtitles) 【HD】
Differences between a Geiko (Geisha) and a Maiko (with subtitles) 【HD】
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MAIKO - Nouvelle Rencontre [CLIP OFFICIEL]
MAIKO - Nouvelle Rencontre [CLIP OFFICIEL]
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maiko bolkvadze-You are not alone BY Gstudia
maiko bolkvadze-You are not alone BY Gstudia
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MAÏKO - Elle Me Rend Fou [Clip Officiel]
MAÏKO - Elle Me Rend Fou [Clip Officiel]
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Maïko - Ensemb ou [Clip Officiel]
Maïko - Ensemb ou [Clip Officiel]
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Maiko   -Kyoto-
Maiko -Kyoto-
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Maiko Training 2/7
Maiko Training 2/7
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Maiko My Love.Los San Joseph Studio Universal Production.mp4
Maiko My Love.Los San Joseph Studio Universal Production.mp4
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Maiko Hair.
Maiko Hair.
::2013/03/28::
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Tom Daley meets a Maiko 舞子 in Kyoto, Japan
Tom Daley meets a Maiko 舞子 in Kyoto, Japan
::2014/04/21::
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FOR PEOPLE - MAIKO [OFFICIAL VIDEOCLIP]
FOR PEOPLE - MAIKO [OFFICIAL VIDEOCLIP]
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maiko-han tanjo1
maiko-han tanjo1
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Alaala ng dating EB Babe na si Maiko Bartolome, sinasariwa ng mga kaibigan
Alaala ng dating EB Babe na si Maiko Bartolome, sinasariwa ng mga kaibigan
::2014/08/22::
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Maiko - Enfance difficile
Maiko - Enfance difficile
::2012/07/14::
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京都 本物の舞妓さんは歩くのが早い! Maiko of Kyoto Gion
京都 本物の舞妓さんは歩くのが早い! Maiko of Kyoto Gion
::2014/04/12::
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MAIKO LIVE FOIRE BRAS PANON
MAIKO LIVE FOIRE BRAS PANON
::2013/05/16::
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Maiko Kyoto Japan
Maiko Kyoto Japan
::2014/03/15::
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Maiko Dance: Kyo no Shiki - Four Seasons of Kyoto 【HD】
Maiko Dance: Kyo no Shiki - Four Seasons of Kyoto 【HD】
::2012/06/07::
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EB Babe Maiko Bartolome Missing in Bulacan Field Trip Tragedy
EB Babe Maiko Bartolome Missing in Bulacan Field Trip Tragedy
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Fujita Maiko - Nee (Engsub) Hiiro no Kakera Opening
Fujita Maiko - Nee (Engsub) Hiiro no Kakera Opening
::2012/07/08::
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[Lyrics] Endless Tears - Cliff Edge ft. Maiko Nakamura
[Lyrics] Endless Tears - Cliff Edge ft. Maiko Nakamura
::2013/12/11::
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Voyager / maiko : ジャズバイオリンライブ
Voyager / maiko : ジャズバイオリンライブ
::2011/08/01::
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Ms Maiko - Isleño feat. Roldán (Orishas)
Ms Maiko - Isleño feat. Roldán (Orishas)
::2013/04/11::
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Hotaru Lyrics - Fujita Maiko
Hotaru Lyrics - Fujita Maiko
::2011/08/13::
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[vietsub+kara] hotaru - fujita maiko
[vietsub+kara] hotaru - fujita maiko
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【Maiko Hakaine × Ritsu Namine Kire】「S」【UTAU Cover】 English Subtitles
【Maiko Hakaine × Ritsu Namine Kire】「S」【UTAU Cover】 English Subtitles
::2013/09/25::
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Lyrics Flower & Butterfly - Fujita Maiko
Lyrics Flower & Butterfly - Fujita Maiko
::2013/08/21::
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Ms Maiko - Clarita como el agua
Ms Maiko - Clarita como el agua
::2014/05/26::
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Cyclist & Maiko - Sunrise
Cyclist & Maiko - Sunrise
::2014/06/17::
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Hotaru~Maiko Fujita (Sub esp + Letra)
Hotaru~Maiko Fujita (Sub esp + Letra)
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Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Sakura (サクラ)
Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Sakura (サクラ)
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LYRICS Nee by Fujita Maiko - Hiiro no kakera opening FULL
LYRICS Nee by Fujita Maiko - Hiiro no kakera opening FULL
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[Lyrics] Maiko Fujita - Koi ni Ochite (Sub español)
[Lyrics] Maiko Fujita - Koi ni Ochite (Sub español)
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Maiko Eleva Ison Bartolome Tribute Video
Maiko Eleva Ison Bartolome Tribute Video
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Fujita Maiko ~ Hanabi Lyrics
Fujita Maiko ~ Hanabi Lyrics
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[S2F] Endless Tears - Cliff Edge ft  Maiko Nakamura [Vietsub]
[S2F] Endless Tears - Cliff Edge ft Maiko Nakamura [Vietsub]
::2014/03/28::
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♦Takanaru♦ Fujita Maiko sub español
♦Takanaru♦ Fujita Maiko sub español
::2012/10/27::
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Fujita Maiko - Unmei No Hito +english lyrics
Fujita Maiko - Unmei No Hito +english lyrics
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[Kanji+Rom+Sub English+Sub Español] Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Mienai Tsuki (見えない月)
[Kanji+Rom+Sub English+Sub Español] Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Mienai Tsuki (見えない月)
::2013/08/24::
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EB Babe Maiko Bartolome
EB Babe Maiko Bartolome's Body Found Dead
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~Sotsugyou~ fujita maiko sub español
~Sotsugyou~ fujita maiko sub español
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Fujita Maiko - Hotaru with lyrics
Fujita Maiko - Hotaru with lyrics
::2013/12/31::
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Hotaru with lyrics - Fujita Maiko
Hotaru with lyrics - Fujita Maiko
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[Romanji+English+Español] Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Mizufuusen (水風船)
[Romanji+English+Español] Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Mizufuusen (水風船)
::2013/03/06::
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Duo Ujen viatar-Kaji mi maiko 1998
Duo Ujen viatar-Kaji mi maiko 1998
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Maiko Fujita Mizufuusen
Maiko Fujita Mizufuusen
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Fujita Maiko - Unmei no Hito
Fujita Maiko - Unmei no Hito
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Cliff Edge - Endless Tears ft. Maiko Nakamura ( lyrics)
Cliff Edge - Endless Tears ft. Maiko Nakamura ( lyrics)
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►Nee◄ fujita maiko sub español
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novo Amet Dase Varna Maiko 2013 dj pirata bossa
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For other uses, see Maiko (disambiguation).
Misedashi, a day when a girl becomes maiko. Notice two dangling kanzashi on the sides of her hairstyle.

Maiko (舞妓?) is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years old and become geisha after learning how to dance (a kind of Japanese traditional dance), play the shamisen, and learning Kyō-kotoba (dialect of Kyoto), regardless of their origins.

Origin[edit]

Maiko originated from women who served green tea and dango (Japanese dumpling made from rice flour) to people who visited the Kitano Tenman-gū or Yasaka Shrine (these are the two of the famous shrines in Kyoto) at teahouses in the temple town about 300 years ago.

At first, women served only green tea and dango, but they gradually started to perform songs and dances for visitors.

Appearance[edit]

  • Hair style

A maiko's hairstyle is called nihongami (a Japanese traditional hairstyle from Edo period.) They arrange their hairstyle with their own hair. Maiko put kanzashi (Japanese traditional hair accessories) on their hair with seasonal flowers. The hairstyle changes depending on the years of experience they have.

  • Dress

Maiko wear kimono with the train trailing on the floor. They wear darari-no-obi (the special obi for maiko) over the train, which is five meters long and it hangs from their waist to their ankles.

Jobs[edit]

In the morning, maiko take lessons to polish their performances. At night, they go out to work. They are usually given the opportunity to eat at high-class Japanese-style restaurants or stay in Japanese-style hotels. They perform dances, songs, play the shamisen, and serve visitors with sake. Recently, their jobs have expanded to include visiting nursing institutions or hospitals. Some maiko are also dispatched overseas.

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