UPDATE: 2019 Akita International Haiku Contest

Greetings Akita International Haiku Network Friends, February 4th was the first day of risshun 立春, or the coming of spring (in the Northern Hemisphere, of course!) Instead of white apricot petals outside, however, the people in Akita woke up to a fresh snowfall. I would like to update everyone who entered the 2019 Akita International Haiku … Continue reading UPDATE: 2019 Akita International Haiku Contest

The 2019 Akita International Haiku Contest ・ 2019年度秋田国際俳句コンテスト

INTRODUCTION 日本語の案内は英文の下にあります The Akita International Haiku, Senryū, and Tanka Network organized the Japan-Russia Haiku Contest with great success for 7 years. This tri-lingual (Japanese, Russian, and English) contest always yielded beautiful poetry from poets all over the world. This year, however, we are re-launching the haiku contest simply as "Akita International Haiku Contest" and will … Continue reading The 2019 Akita International Haiku Contest ・ 2019年度秋田国際俳句コンテスト

The Results of 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest (Russian Section–Student) 第7回日露俳句コンテスト(ロシア語部門・学生)

The Results of 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest (Russian Section--Student) 第7回日露俳句コンテスト結果(ロシア語部門・学生)   The Akita International Haiku Network is happy to announce the results of the 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest in 2018. Russian Section--Student ロシア語部門・学生 268 haiku were sent for the Russian haiku section. The 268 haiku were submitted from 12 countries: Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Israel, Japan, … Continue reading The Results of 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest (Russian Section–Student) 第7回日露俳句コンテスト(ロシア語部門・学生)

第7回日露俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・学生、子供):The Results of 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest ( Japanese Section–Students & Children)

第7回日露俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門) The Results of 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest (Japanese Section--Students & Children) The Akita International Haiku Network is happy to announce the results of the 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest in 2018. 日本語部門 (Japanese Section)(187句) 187 haiku were submitted from 4 countries: Japan, Romania, Russia, and USA. お題 「波、ただし雑詠も可」 (The theme : waves, or "miscellaneous")  選者 (Judges): 武藤鉦二、舘岡誠二、和田仁、島松柏、工藤一紘、内村恭子、矢野玲奈 … Continue reading 第7回日露俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・学生、子供):The Results of 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest ( Japanese Section–Students & Children)