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10th Annual Akita International Haiku Contest—Call for Haiku!

2021年度秋田国際俳句コンテスト応募要項 Please read carefully: The Akita International Haiku Network welcomes submissions to its 10th annual HAIKU contest! The organizers hope that this contest will serve as an opportunity to deepen mutual understanding among people from all over the world, and promote Japan's traditional poetic form of HAIKU. We also hope that this contest will continue … Continue reading 10th Annual Akita International Haiku Contest—Call for Haiku!

Book Announcement! “Haiku Lake Tazawa” by Hidenori Hiruta

Hidenori Hiruta of the Akita International Haiku Network has published a new collection of haiku titled Haiku Lake Tazawa. Here are a few pages from the collection: CONTENTS  Preface                           3 The Lake of Mystery                     4 The Legend of Tatsuko-hime                 14 Gozanoishi-jinja Shrine                   21 Hyakusui Hirafuku’s Dream                 29 The Extinction of Kunimasu                  33 The Lakeside Now                      … Continue reading Book Announcement! “Haiku Lake Tazawa” by Hidenori Hiruta

2020 Akita International Haiku Contest RESULTS!

2020年度秋田国際俳句コンテストの結果! The Akita International Haiku Network is pleased to announce the winners of the 9th Annual Akita International Haiku Contests. It truly was an "international" contest, with poets from nearly 50 countries and 5 continents. In total, there were 607 haiku! We would like to thank all the judges, teachers, and haiku clubs around the globe who … Continue reading 2020 Akita International Haiku Contest RESULTS!

第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・一般)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Open)

第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・一般) The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Open) The Akita International Haiku Network is happy to announce the results of the 9th Akita International Haiku Contest. 第9 回秋田国際俳句コンテスト【英語部門・一般】の結果を発表します。   The Akita International Haiku Network received 241 haiku for the English—Open category. Poets sent their submissions from throughout Japan, and 45 other countries: Algeria, Australia, … Continue reading 第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・一般)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Open)

9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・学生)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Student)

第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・学生) The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Student) The Akita International Haiku Network is happy to announce the results of the 9th Akita International Haiku Contest. 第9 回秋田交際俳句コンテスト【英語部門・学生】の結果を発表します。 The Akita International Haiku Network received 195 haiku for the English—Student category. Students from elementary schools, middle schools and universities sent their submissions from all throughout … Continue reading 9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・学生)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Student)

9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・一般)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (Japanese Section—Open)

第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・一般) The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (Japanese Section—Open) 第9 回秋田国際俳句コンテスト【日本語部門・一般】の結果を発表します。 The Akita International Haiku Network is happy to announce the results of the 9th Akita International Haiku Contest.   今年は【日本語部門・一般】において、日本、インド、イギリス、アメリカから合計で133 句の応募を受け付けました。 Poets from throughout Japan, India, the UK, and the United States submitted a total of 133 Japanese language haiku to this year’s Japanese—Open … Continue reading 9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・一般)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (Japanese Section—Open)

9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・学生)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (Japanese Section—Student)

第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・学生) The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (Japanese Section—Student) 第9 回秋田国際俳句コンテスト【日本語部門・学生】の結果を発表します。 The Akita International Haiku Network is happy to announce the results of the 9th Akita International Haiku Contest.   今年は【日本語部門・学生】において、日本、オーストラリア、アメリカの小学生、高校生、大学生から合計で38 句の応募を受け付けました。 Elementary school, high school, and university students from throughout Japan, Australia, and the United States submitted a total of 38 Japanese language haiku … Continue reading 9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・学生)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (Japanese Section—Student)