Appreciate Japanese traditional cultures Play with Maiko-san (apprentice Geisha) “Ozashiki-asobi (games with geisha)”
wears colorful kimono and
“geta (Japanese wooden clogs)”
that is high and round, and walks across Kyoto town.
Maiko-san is an apprentice
“Geisha (professor of cultures)”
who are girls from 15 to 20 years old.
Only people who can be trained very hard for dancing, singing, and
playing a Shamisen (a three-stringed musical insturment similar to a guitar)
can be a Maiko-san, and then, Geisha.
is to enjoy a banquet with Maiko-san and Geisha at a Japanese style restaurant called
People appreciates dances and Shamisen, and playing games on
that is a typical Japanese traditional room with the tatami.
People feels awkward to Ozashiki-asobi in Kyoto.
Actually some of them announces
“members only” (First time customers are not allowed)
but recently restaurants that can book on homepage and allow first time cusomerts are gaining.
What the importance to enjoy Ozashiki-asobi is to take care of foot and be punctual.
When you take off your shoes and spend your time on the tatami, cleanness shoes and
socks are must-have items.
Make sure you should avoid to be barefoot on the tatami.
Maiko-san and Geisha are well trained professor of Japanese traditional cultures.
To visit Ochaya on time, appreciate their
well, and respect hosts are the most important manners.
Ozashiki-asobi shows a spirit of
Why can’t you experience it?
Source of photo: https://icotto.jp/presses/747