Miyagawacho maiko are practising everyday for Miyako no Nigiwai performance (later in June)! This year maiko Tanefumi, Fukumari, Kikushino and Kimihiro will appear on stage. In real life these four are best friends with great sense of humor ^^

Quoted from Miyagawacho’s Facebook page:

"Final rehearsal of Miyako no Nigiwai! Today it’s rainy here. There are maiko from five Kyoto districts, gathering in Gion Kobu for practice. (..) Four Miyagawacho maiko will dance the Gion Kouta and geiko will perform the Bungo Doujoji: [dancers] Kikutsuru, Kikumaru, Kimina, Fukunao, [singers] Fukuha, Fumiyu, Yachiho, Yasuha, [shamisen players] Toshiyu, Chikafuku, Fukuka, Kanachisa, [koto player] Fumisono”

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