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Experience the exquisite beauty and elegance of a maiko dance. Your English-speaking guide will take you to the venue and explain all that you will see and do. During this journey into Japanese history, you will eat a fantastic dinner while a maiko dancer performs for you. As part of the performance, the dancer will teach you some popular games from Edo-period Japan. This tour can accommodate up to 10 guests. The dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. nightly and lasts about 2 hours.
Everything is explained and all questions are answered by an English-speaking expert
A delicious, multicourse dinner of traditional Japanese food
A maiko dance performance followed by traditional games
A chance to have your photos taken with a beautiful maiko
A chance to wear a beautiful kimono without any fee
- Course A: Sashimi (Variety of fresh fish and calamari sliced like sushi)
- Course B: Beef (Japanese beef steak served along with rice and salad)
- Show: Tea ceremony demonstration, Traditional maiko dance with the shamisen & koto music, playing games with the maiko
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Maiko are a perfect example of Japanese poise and charm. Maiko are apprentice geisha, and they are taught for years about how to perform music and dances, play games, and entertain guests. During this demonstration, you can experience a maiko performance while having a delicious traditional Japanese dinner in a tatami room. After the dance, you will have the opportunity to interact with the performer. Your expert guide will help you with your questions, and will explain as much of the history of maiko or elements of the performance that you want to know. You will also have a chance to play traditional games with the maiko performer, and you can preserve your memories of this wonderful evening in photos. You can keep your casual clothes or put on some traditional kimonos without any charge to truly feel like a local. This unforgettable evening awaits you!
Learning about a country through cultural workshops and activities will give you a better understanding of our intricate history, valued social principals and holistic way of life. By learning about Japan and its people, you will be immersed in different perspectives and approaches that are unique to this country. Maikoya offers you opportunities to understand this culture through local instructors and guides. There is no better way to learn about a new place from the viewpoints of those who grew up and live in this amazing country. What better way to spend a day than learning a traditional, beautiful new activity with a knowledgeable tutor in a picturesque setting? You wouldn’t find friendlier people to help you experience Japan in all its splendor.