“Chacha”, a geisha who asked to be identified by a pseudonym, dancing during an online drinking party with clients. Photo: AFP“Chacha”, a geisha who asked to be identified by a pseudonym, dancing during an online drinking party with clients. Photo: AFP
“Chacha”, a geisha who asked to be identified by a pseudonym, dancing during an online drinking party with clients. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus forces Japanese geishas to offer their services online

  • Geishas are entertainers and raconteurs highly skilled in traditional Japanese dance, musical instruments and games
  • In accordance with social distancing rules, some geishas are now able to offer their traditional arts in the most modern of formats, via Zoom calls
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
“Chacha”, a geisha who asked to be identified by a pseudonym, dancing during an online drinking party with clients. Photo: AFP“Chacha”, a geisha who asked to be identified by a pseudonym, dancing during an online drinking party with clients. Photo: AFP
“Chacha”, a geisha who asked to be identified by a pseudonym, dancing during an online drinking party with clients. Photo: AFP
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