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The History and Culture of Japanese Geisha

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I have always been facinated by the Japanese culture so I was really excited to run across this article by

A long standing stigma has been placed on Japanese Geisha girls. When someone thinks of a Geisha, they think of a glorified prostitute or call girl. This is far from the truth. Geisha’s are entertainers, and they are trained vigorously in art, music and dancing. If you translate Geisha into English, you get artist.

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One Response to “The History and Culture of Japanese Geisha”

  1. Melisende says:

    Too true – Geisha is a very misunderstood term – at least from a western viewpoint.

    Nice article.

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