''Kitano Odori,'' which is the top of the spring performances in Kyoto's red-light district, is being held at the Kamishichiken Kaburenjo in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City. Geisha and maiko captivated the audience with their gorgeous dance and drama performances.

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