For New Year 2012 (3)

 Francis Tugayé, a French artist, kindly sent me a New Year’s e-mail on January 7 as follows. Dear Hidenori San That, through the misty areas, your eyes perceive the best. “Uncertainty” overrides the people all filled with their certainties. Let us be both realistic and (a little) dreamer... and that the year of the dragon … Continue reading For New Year 2012 (3)

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For New Year 2012 (2)

  Firstly, let me post haiku and photos by Julia Maul, who studied about haiku and learned to write haiku at the class by Alexander Dolin, PhD, Professor of Japanese Literature and Civilization Studies at Akita International University(国際教養大学).    Julia Maul contributed the works of haiku and photos to us in November, 2011.     … Continue reading For New Year 2012 (2)

Haiku from Romanian Poets for AIU Festival 2011 (6)

On October 9 and 10, 2011, AIU Festival was held at Akita International University(国際教養大学)in Akita prefecture(秋田県), Northern Honshu, Japan. The festival, whose theme is HOOP ~世界とハチあわせ!~, had 3Philosophies : Academic(学問), Culture(文化), and Entertainment(楽しさ).   The AIU students enjoyed the festival in their own ways. They gave their cultural activities to enjoy a variety of meetings, … Continue reading Haiku from Romanian Poets for AIU Festival 2011 (6)

Haiku from Romanian Poets for AIU Festival 2011 (5)

On October 9 and 10, 2011, AIU Festival was held at Akita International University(国際教養大学)in Akita prefecture(秋田県), Northern Honshu, Japan. The festival, whose theme is HOOP ~世界とハチあわせ!~, had 3 Philosophies : Academic(学問), Culture(文化), and Entertainment(楽しさ).   The AIU students enjoyed the festival in their own ways. They were excited at a variety of meetings, HOOP ~世界とハチあわせ!in … Continue reading Haiku from Romanian Poets for AIU Festival 2011 (5)

Haiku from Romanian Poets for AIU Festival 2011 (4)

On October 9 and 10, 2011, AIU Festival was held at Akita International University(国際教養大学)in Akita prefecture(秋田県), Northern Honshu, Japan. The festival, whose theme is HOOP ~世界とハチあわせ!~, had 3 Philosophies : Academic(学問), Culture(文化), and Entertainment(楽しさ).  The AIU President, Dr. Mineo Nakajima(中嶋嶺雄学長)says in the AIU Festival pamphlet as follows:  挨拶 Greetings 第8回AIU祭を迎えるにあたって      「八」という漢数字は書くと下のほうが広がることから「末広がり」を意味し、日本では幸運とされ、また特に古代文学においては聖なる数とされていました。2004年に国際教養大学が開学してから今日まで「末広がり」に発展して第「八」回目のAIU祭を迎えることができましたことを学長として嬉しく思っております。  本学では「国際教養 (International Liberal … Continue reading Haiku from Romanian Poets for AIU Festival 2011 (4)

Haiku from Romanian Poets for AIU Festival 2011 (3)

On October 9 and 10, 2011, AIU Festival was held at Akita International University(国際教養大学)in Akita prefecture(秋田県), Northern Honshu, Japan. The festival, whose theme is HOOP ~世界とハチあわせ!~, had 3 Philosophies : Academic(学問), Culture(文化), and Entertainment(楽しさ). The AIU President, Dr. Mineo Nakajima(中嶋嶺雄学長)was at the entrance to welcome visitors.    The AIU students enjoyed the festival in their … Continue reading Haiku from Romanian Poets for AIU Festival 2011 (3)