Paper lanterns floating on the Motoyasu River at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan. The event marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing by the United States in In Japan, people float lanterns on the waters to send off spirits of the dead.
), geiko (芸子) or geigi (芸妓) are traditional, female Japanese entertainers whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music and dance-maiko are apprentice geisha by Sam Ryan
[Hinamatsuri] March is a girl's day called "Hinamatsuri" in Japan. It's also called "Momo no sekku". A set of hina dolls called "Hina ningyou" is displayed and the Japanese pray for girl's happiness and healthy growth.