6 January 2016

Shigeyoshiki 2016 in Miyagawacho Hanamachi

Konnichiwa dear guests and patrons of Miyagawacho Hanamachi. Maiko and Geiko of Hanafusa okiya invite You to take part in one of the most important event in life of our Hanamachi - Shigeyoshiki.

Shigyoshiki is the annual (traditional) opening ceremony in Kyoto that marks the start of another year for Kyoto’s Geiko and Maiko. Geiko and Maiko gather in their local hanamachi wearing formal black kimono and renew their vows for the new year. Following the ceremony, the Maiko and Geiko visit the local tea houses and business establishments to wish the start of an auspicious and prosperous new year

This years participants in Shigyoshiki:
 Geiko Kikuyu, Sr Maiko Kikutsuru, Sr Maiko Kikumaru, Jr Maiko KIkuyumi, Minarai Kikushino and shikomi Kokoro

Here is your invitation:

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