The 150th dance performance of Kyoto's red-light district, Gion Kobu, since its inception in 1872, ''Miyako Odori,'' will begin on April 1, 2024 at the Gion Kobu Kaburenjo in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City. The previous day, March 31st, geishas and maikos showed off the results of their training at the Ozarae, where invited guests were invited.

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