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Maiko - Li vé
Maiko - Li vé
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MAIKO - Nouvelle Rencontre [CLIP OFFICIEL]
MAIKO - Nouvelle Rencontre [CLIP OFFICIEL]
::2012/08/06::
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MAÏKO - Elle Me Rend Fou [Clip Officiel]
MAÏKO - Elle Me Rend Fou [Clip Officiel]
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FOR PEOPLE - MAIKO [OFFICIAL VIDEOCLIP]
FOR PEOPLE - MAIKO [OFFICIAL VIDEOCLIP]
::2013/09/18::
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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】
::2013/01/16::
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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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EB Babe Maiko Bartolome Missing in Bulacan Field Trip Tragedy
EB Babe Maiko Bartolome Missing in Bulacan Field Trip Tragedy
::2014/08/20::
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Maiko   -Kyoto-
Maiko -Kyoto-
::2011/04/04::
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Maiko Hair.
Maiko Hair.
::2013/03/28::
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maiko-han tanjo1
maiko-han tanjo1
::2010/03/19::
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Maiko My Love.Los San Joseph Studio Universal Production.mp4
Maiko My Love.Los San Joseph Studio Universal Production.mp4
::2010/12/25::
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Maïko - Ensemb ou [Clip Officiel]
Maïko - Ensemb ou [Clip Officiel]
::2011/12/21::
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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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舞妓はレディ (Maiko The Lady) 2014 映画の予告編
舞妓はレディ (Maiko The Lady) 2014 映画の予告編
::2014/08/20::
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Hotaru Lyrics - Fujita Maiko
Hotaru Lyrics - Fujita Maiko
::2011/08/13::
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Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Takanaru (高鳴る)
Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Takanaru (高鳴る)
::2012/10/24::
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Maiko Fujita - Let it Go / Frozen "Japanesse Version " with Acapella
Maiko Fujita - Let it Go / Frozen "Japanesse Version " with Acapella
::2014/08/11::
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Maiko Kyoto Japan
Maiko Kyoto Japan
::2014/03/15::
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Fujita Maiko ~ Hanabi Lyrics
Fujita Maiko ~ Hanabi Lyrics
::2014/04/01::
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Maiko - Enfance difficile
Maiko - Enfance difficile
::2012/07/14::
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[vietsub+kara] hotaru - fujita maiko
[vietsub+kara] hotaru - fujita maiko
::2013/08/04::
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►Nee◄ fujita maiko sub español
►Nee◄ fujita maiko sub español
::2012/05/03::
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Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Hotaru (蛍)
Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Hotaru (蛍)
::2011/05/27::
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Cliff Edge ft. Maiko Nakamura - Endless Tears (Full Music Video)
Cliff Edge ft. Maiko Nakamura - Endless Tears (Full Music Video)
::2014/08/11::
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LYRICS Nee by Fujita Maiko - Hiiro no kakera opening FULL
LYRICS Nee by Fujita Maiko - Hiiro no kakera opening FULL
::2012/09/19::
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•Hotaru• fujita maiko sub español
•Hotaru• fujita maiko sub español
::2013/12/10::
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Fujita Maiko - Unmei No Hito +english lyrics
Fujita Maiko - Unmei No Hito +english lyrics
::2010/10/04::
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Fujita Maiko - Unmei no Hito
Fujita Maiko - Unmei no Hito
::2010/02/16::
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koi ni ochite - fujita maiko (Hiiro no Kakera)
koi ni ochite - fujita maiko (Hiiro no Kakera)
::2014/04/06::
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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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Lyrics Flower & Butterfly - Fujita Maiko
Lyrics Flower & Butterfly - Fujita Maiko
::2013/08/21::
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ღ BROCHAS MAIKO ღ
ღ BROCHAS MAIKO ღ
::2014/10/08::
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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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Heiko Maiko - Glucklich
Heiko Maiko - Glucklich
::2007/05/31::
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The Distance - CLIFF EDGE feat. Maiko Nakamura [ROMANJI Lyrics]
The Distance - CLIFF EDGE feat. Maiko Nakamura [ROMANJI Lyrics]
::2014/09/26::
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Fujita Maiko - Koi ni Ochite
Fujita Maiko - Koi ni Ochite
::2010/02/16::
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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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Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Nee (ねぇ)
Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Nee (ねぇ)
::2012/04/22::
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Maiko Nakamura - Let Go
Maiko Nakamura - Let Go
::2013/06/23::
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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)
::2013/09/06::
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Duo Ujen viatar-Kaji mi maiko 1998
Duo Ujen viatar-Kaji mi maiko 1998
::2013/03/03::
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[Lyrics] Maiko Fujita - Koi ni Ochite (Sub español)
[Lyrics] Maiko Fujita - Koi ni Ochite (Sub español)
::2014/01/17::
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Sunloverz - Shine On (Heiko & Maiko remix)
Sunloverz - Shine On (Heiko & Maiko remix)
::2007/11/26::
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Hotaru~Maiko Fujita (Sub esp + Letra)
Hotaru~Maiko Fujita (Sub esp + Letra)
::2013/11/06::
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izprati mi maiko
izprati mi maiko
::2011/12/01::
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MAIKO LIVE FOIRE BRAS PANON
MAIKO LIVE FOIRE BRAS PANON
::2013/05/16::
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Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Takaramono (宝物)
Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Takaramono (宝物)
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Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Hanabi (花火)
Fujita Maiko (藤田麻衣子) - Hanabi (花火)
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Maiko Nakamura - Delicate My Love
Maiko Nakamura - Delicate My Love
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Begin Japanology  Geiko and Maiko
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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 Geiko (not exactly same as geisha) in Kyoto, western Japan. 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 Geiko 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 (tsumami kanzashi) and hirauchi,tama, makie,etc of kanazashi types at the same time. The hairstyle changes depending on the years of experience they have.

  • Dress

Maiko wear Furisode style kimono with the train trailing on the floor. They wear darari-no-obi (a 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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