How to become a geisha
Geisha live their closed communities under the auspices of the so-called matushkas called Oka-san.Previously, the girls were taken to the training of 10 years, now with 16.For five years, they will learn to play an instrument, painting, calligraphy singing, dancing, tea ceremonies.Classes are held in an atmosphere of strict discipline for 10-12 hours a day.Weekends they are extremely rare.A pupil at the school geisha called "Mike".Such loads can withstand not every disciple, but just walk away from the "eye-san" will not work, will have to pay a considerable ransom for that contract was terminated prematurely.
Up until the XVII century geishas were men who
played the role of jester at the court of the feudal lords and their distinguished guests.Over time, to entertain guests began to invite women who gradually supplanted men.In the XIX century, virtually every town was geisha house where the visitor can feel the lord.
Labour Geisha highly respected in Japan.They mainly work in traditional Japanese restaurants and at parties, where they played the role of organizer.They lead discussions on various topics, and then follow that guests do not get bored.Geisha show visitors their skills, entertained us playing musical instruments, singing or dancing.Often such statements are open to a wide range of viewers.The most skillful geisha are becoming very popular.
geisha profession - it's a lifestyle
Geisha doing a very complicated makeup.Face and neck bleached except for a few strands of hair growth at the back line, bright scarlet lips, hair done in a complicated hairstyle and kimono knot tied behind complicated knot.
To keep a complicated hairstyle, geisha asleep, leaning on the arm of his neck from a tree, which also contributes to the formation of a special posture which is very much appreciated in Japan.
Every day geisha spends more than four hours on her hair, makeup and dressing in a traditional kimono.The cost is equal to the price of a geisha kimono expensive car.
course, school geisha are trained as art and love comfort, but it is not obliged to provide its clients with sexual services.It is completely independent of all her wishes.
In modern Japan, geisha this is getting smaller every year.Currently, they are less than a thousand.According to statistics, only 1% of Japanese geishas met.Their services are very expensive and not everyone can afford such a luxury.For the Japanese, to be invited to an evening with a geisha - a great honor.
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