The First Ever Japanese Geisha Evening in Dubai
THE SECRET WORLD OF GEISHA CULTURE REVEALED.
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DUBAI.
seats are limited.
A UNIQUE EVENT HELD IN DUBAI FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME.
THE MYSTERIOUS WORLD OF GEISHA CULTURE REVEALED.
ONE EVENING ONLY - March 28, 2019. at 7.30pm
CHI-KA has invited four geishas from Fukugawa, the oldest geisha district in Tokyo, Japan, to visit Dubai and give us an up close and personal insight into their art form and way of life.
We are pleased to announce that we will have a special guest appearance on the night : SAYUKI, the first Westerner in the 400 year history to be accepted as a geisha. She made her geisha debut in 2007 in the Asakusa district of Tokyo under the name Sayuki (紗幸), and currently works in the Fukagawa district, in Tokyo.
She will be joined by 3 of her Japanese geisha colleagues.
Sayuki is specialized in social anthropology, and will presenting us with a 45min talk on the art of geisha culture, including her personal journey.
Her Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiona_Graham
Following Sayuki’s talk, the audience will have the rare opportunity to witness a 45min preparation session, where 2 geishas will have their iconic white make-up applied, followed by the rest of their beauty routine, and exquisite kimono wearing / obi-belt tying.
The final act will be a performance demonstration.
Audience members will be able to observe and converse with the geishas. Pictures will be permitted.
PROGRAM IS AS FOLLOWS:
* LECTURE (with Q&A) by SAYUKI
* GEISHA PREPARATION (Witness live their ritual of iconic hair, make-up and kimono dressing on 2 geishas)
* PERFORMANCE DEMONSTRATION
Asian canapes and sweets will be served by SOCIETY CAFE & LOUNGE. http://www.societydxb.com/
The range of food items will include:
Bao sliders, bulgogi chicken, sesame cucumber
Sashimi tuna pot
Veggie rice wrapper, peanut satay
Miso baked salmon & pickled spinach
Green tea, adzuki bean swiss roll
Passion fruit and chocolate financier
Yuzu Tofu cheesecake
Thursday, March 28, 2019
START: 7:45PM sharp
Doors open at 7:30PM
Alserkal Avenue 69
A contribution of AED195 is required to secure your place.
* 2 hour program with 4 geishas
* Savoury and sweet canapes with green tea
SPACES ARE LIMITED. RSVP BOOKING IS REQUIRED.
+971507445911 / [email protected]
To secure your spot, kindly follow the below link:
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!
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