Bill and Sue-On Hillman: A 50-Year Musical Odyssey
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HILLMAN ASIA ADVENTURE 2018
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JAPAN DAY SIX
30a: EDO SHOWS:
Geishas
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Wakamatsu-ya - Oiran Courtesan Performance: This live show enacts a tale of an aristocrat looking for love in the red-light district of Edo - told by an oiran courtesan. In the Edo Period oiran were only accessible to a very small section of upper society. The performance is a fusion of comedy and authentic oiran traditions resurrected as an entertaining show. 

Oiran Courtesan Procession
Elegant oiran courtesans parade through the streets of Edo with their full entourage. Their unique footwork and elegant poise is a magnet for photographers. Donít miss this chance to take a glimpse at this unique Edo culture which was only open to a very select part of Edo high society. Their beauty will mesmerise you!


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