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Furisodesan – Asakusa Sanja Matsuri

Posted in Japanese Traditions, People, Places by tokyobling on November 4, 2014

At the Sanja Matsuri this year I was in time to catch a performance by the Furisodesan, a group of performers in the style of geisha, dancing and entertaining at the kagura (shrine stage) of the Asakusa Shrine just next to the famous Sensoji temple. The beautiful young women visit restaurants and entertainment houses to perform for the clients but sometimes they also give performances for the public, like on this festival. They were certainly hugely popular with the crowds at this sunny festival day!

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  1. Cat Smith said, on November 4, 2014 at 7:19 am

    I like the Kimonos! Nice pictures!

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