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Famous Komaya Okiya of Miyagawacho just announced their new Minarai! Her name is Chikasuzu and her onee-san is the independent senior Geiko Chikafuku, who is also the oneesan of Maiko Chikaharu and Chikasaya of the same okiya. She will debut in late May or early June. She is such a beauty, I’m already looking forward to her misedashi! Source: 駒屋 花れ家 on Facebook

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July 2018: maiko Hinayuu of Okatome Okiya in Gion Higashi dressed for the Gion Matsuri’s Hanagasa Junko Parade. Source: gaaplite on instagram

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May 2017: Geiko Tsunemomo (Shigenoya Okiya) of Gion Higashi performing a tea ceremony at the Yoimiya Festival. Source: Abundant Earth on Instagram

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Geiko Tsunemomo (retired) (Shigenoya) photographed by Mika Ninagawa. ©mika ninagawa,artbeat publishers

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