26 December 2010

Memories of 2010 : September, Maiko Tanewaka

Treasure, Tanewaka san Hanameishi
 Kyoto 2010

September was the last performance of Maiko Tanewaka at Kokusai Hotel. Over the summer, Maiko from Miyagawacho performed dances every week-end as an event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hotel. It's very near my home and I could attend almost every performances. Tanewaka san was surprised to see me every time and finally step by step got used to this unusual face. I am so grateful to her for her patience and kindness. The last session was wonderful. Almost nobody went there (apart from her fans!) and we could talk and laugh while taking pictures.

 Maiko Tanewaka, Portrait
Kyoto 2010

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