Kyoto Gion's “Kyo-Mai” Rehearsal before Tokyo performance November 19th 16:55

The performance of “Keio dance” in Kyoto's Hanai-gai is held at the National Theater in Tokyo this month for the first time in 21 years.

“Kyomai” is a traditional Japanese-style parlor dance where geisha and maiko dance elegantly along the koto and shamisen, inherited by “Gion Kobe”, one of Kyoto's flower districts.

Prior to the performances on the 29th and 30th of this month at the National Theater in Tokyo for the first time in 21 years, on the 19th in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, about 60 people perform geisha and maiko, and inoue is a human national treasure in the upstream of the well. The state of practicing while receiving guidance from Yachiyo was released.

Among these performances, a performance called `` Sakai-sai '' that prays for prosperity and business prosperity by going around the house on New Year's Day, while Maiko and others were carefully approaching the posture and gestures from Mr. Inoue, working on a dance that matched their breath .

After this, Mr. Inoue danced the performance of “Sound of insects” and performed an elegant dance while holding a folding fan in line with the thoughts of his deceased friend and the autumn scene.

Mr. Inoue said, “I'm glad to be able to go to Tokyo with Geiko and other people, but I feel a lot of pressure.