Geishas grace Ginza

Geishas performing a traditional dance on a stage during the Ginza Yanagi festival at the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo yesterday. Geishas working in the area displayed their skills for holiday shoppers to promote their Azuma Odori, a traditional
PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Geishas performing a traditional dance on a stage during the Ginza Yanagi festival at the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo yesterday. Geishas working in the area displayed their skills for holiday shoppers to promote their Azuma Odori, a traditional dance event taking place later this month.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 06, 2016, with the headline 'Geishas grace Ginza'. Print Edition | Subscribe