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Here I've gathered a couple of web pages where I've had the honor of appearing. Including some really old ones too..


Oiran Tayuu (おいらん太夫)




The Tsubame Sakura Festival - Oiran Dochu (つばめ桜祭り分水おいらん道中)
I had the honour of getting elected for a position as Oiran Tayuu (おいらん太夫) for the Tsubame Sakura Festival 2016. In the 74 year long history of the festival it is the first time that a foreigner has been elected for this position. All blogposts under this topic can be found here








"For me it seemed like a perfect combination and the ultimate Japan experience all in one."
Posted by The Japan Times on Wednesday, March 9, 2016


The Japan Times:
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/03/09/national/western-woman-picked-lead-cherry-blossom-festival-featuring-edo-period-costumes/

Local newspaper Kenoh:
http://www.kenoh.com/2016/02/28_oiran.html
http://www.kenoh.com/2016/03/14_oiran.html
http://www.kenoh.com/2016/03/16_oiran.html





Fuku Musume (福娘) 
December 2011 I was elected one of four Daihyō Fukumusume for the annual Tōka-Ebisu festival in Osaka. Here are some related pages:


26.12.2013:「ズームイン!!サタデー 年末SP外国人&グルメな絶景まつり」

All related blogposts

The Norwegian Embassy: 
http://www.norway.or.jp/news_events/norwayinjapan/news/The-daughter-of-the-Norwegian-welfare-of-graduate-students--Shrine/


Article in Association of Norwegian Student's Abroad (ANSA)'s magazine Utlendighet 
(Nr. 02/2012):
http://www.ansa.no/Documents/utlendighet0212.pdf


Osaka Dainichi Shinbun (大阪日日新聞): http://www.nnn.co.jp/dainichi/news/111205/20111205015.html


Asahi Shimbun (朝日新聞)
http://www.asahi.com/kansai/travel/kansaiisan/OSK201201120051.html


Enryo no Katamari ya! (遠慮のかたまりや!)
http://ameblo.jp/couyoudai/entry-11097819024.html
Fukumusume. Picture from Asahi Shimbun





Modeling:
From time to time I get the chance to do some modeling in between my busy schedule. I'm a lazy person when it comes to appearance and usually I don't waste my time on fashion or makeup. It is still fun to dress up when professionals take care of the boring part of the work.


Workshop Japan - Oiran modeling (blogpost here)

Workshop Japan:https://www.facebook.com/Workshop-JAPANWorkshops-on-Japanese-traditions-and-crafts-1636017363278662/timeline

Candy Blue Body Jewelry:
http://www.cb-bodyjewelry.com/oiran-courtesanbodyjewelry-2



Kyoto Weddings - Bridal Modeling (blogpost here)
http://kyoto-weddings.jp/

Bridal Model for Kyoto Weddings

White Pigeon - Bridal Modeling (blogpost here)
http://www.white-pigeon.net/index.html



Charman Hair Salon - Hair Modeling (blogposts here)



Lycée - Hair Modeling (blogposts here)
http://ameblo.jp/lasente-lycee/entry-11261884105.html



Volunteering:
These are from my small contribution as a volunteer in Minami Sanriku, Japan.

United Earth Blogpost (日本語のみ):



Other Articles:

Article by the Norwegian newspaper DN Talent about studying abroad:
http://www.dn.no/talent/article2523128.ece?fb_action_ids=10151974232616996&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=246965925417366

"Student of the Week" in studenttorget, a site with information for Norwegian students:
http://www.studenttorget.no/index.php?show=5048&expand=3796,3930,4668,5048&artikkelid=12037

I was interviewed by the Norwegian newspaper Romerikets Blad about my perception of life in South Korea with the many threats from the north:
http://www.rb.no/lokale_nyheter/article6604497.ece


Dancing:
Some old articles from when I was a competing Freestyle Discojazz-dancer^^:
Bergens Tidene 2007: 

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The classical story about a girl who went for a one-year exchange program to Japan, fell in love and got stuck there. Starting out as a student in Kyoto in 2010 I now work full-time in Tokyo as a hotel consultant, and write mostly about my travels, working life in Japan as well as a bunch of random stuff.
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