World Haiku Series 2019 (124) Haiku by Mitsunari Ganzicy

World Haiku Series 2019 (124) Haiku by Mitsunari Ganzicy   SPRING   *** here today - just walking in the rain holding umbrella in hand   今日ここに ー ただ雨の中を歩く 傘を手にさして *** spring midday… the sound of wince glass much cleaner   春の真昼… 辟易するガラスの音 ずっと澄んでいる   Note: On midday in St. Petersburg, a cannon shoots in … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2019 (124) Haiku by Mitsunari Ganzicy

World Haiku Series 2019 (22) Haiku by Bitary Subirin

World Haiku Series 2019 (22) Haiku by Bitary Subirin   IN AN OPEN WINDOW    *** An open window… There’s a lot of emptiness, The thoughts disappear.                 開いている窓… 多くの空虚がある、 思考が消える     *** Boundless open space.     Field of creativity… They plow and plow on.   限りないオープンスペース 創造の野原… 彼らは耕し続ける                                             "As long as there is … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2019 (22) Haiku by Bitary Subirin

6th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest : Guidelines (Russian Version)

  ロシア語版の募集要項を掲載いたします。 ウラジオストク日本センター(向井一良所長)のロシア語によるホームページでも応募を呼びかけています。 http://www.jp-club.ru/ http://www.jp-club.ru/shestoj-yapono-rossijskij-konkurs-xajku-prefektury-akita-posvyashhen-teme-cvety/    お題は「花」、雑詠も可です。 皆様のご応募を期待いたします。   Here is a photo of cherry blossoms in Akita, the northern Honshu,  Japan .     ШЕСТОЙ ЯПОНО-РОССИЙСКИЙ КОНКУРС ХАЙКУ ПРЕФЕКТУРЫ АКИТА ПОСВЯЩЕН ТЕМЕ «ЦВЕТЫ» (Основные условия участия в конкурсе и подачи заявки)   В мае 2012 г. Международное веб-сообщество хайку префектуры Акита (Akita International Haiku … Continue reading 6th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest : Guidelines (Russian Version)

詩の国秋田 Akita – the Land of Poetry 2016.10 vol. 8

                                                                       祝「日露俳句コンテスト」5周年                                                                                                                   秋田市長 穂 積  志             Congratulations on the 5th Anniversary of the Japan-Russia Haiku Contests     Motomu Hozumi, Mayor of Akita City Let me send you my hearty congratulations on the 5th anniversary of the Japan-Russia Haiku Contests.  It is also a great honour to … Continue reading 詩の国秋田 Akita – the Land of Poetry 2016.10 vol. 8

The Results of 5th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest 2016

  The Results of 5th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest 2016   The Akita International Haiku Network is willing to announce the results of the 5th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest in 2016. Here are prize-winning haiku and haiku of HONORABLE MENTIONS in the contest.   日本語部門 (Japanese Section)(332句)   332 haiku were submitted from 5 countries: Japan, Kazakhstan, … Continue reading The Results of 5th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest 2016

AUTUMN FIELDS AKITA HAIKU TO THE WORLD A BILINGUAL ANTHOLOGY (秋田俳句集)

  Alexander Dolin, Professor of Japanese Literature and Civilization Studies at Akita International University Japan, edited AUTUMN FIELDS, AKITA HAIKU TO THE WORLD(秋田俳句集), which is A BILINGUAL ANTHOLOGY, in collaboration with HIDENORI HIRUTA.   Here are a few copies of the beginning part.       Here is a table of Contents.     Here is part … Continue reading AUTUMN FIELDS AKITA HAIKU TO THE WORLD A BILINGUAL ANTHOLOGY (秋田俳句集)

Akita – the Land of Poetry vol.7 『詩の国秋田第7号』(2)

  “Akita – the Land of Poetry “ vol.7  『詩の国秋田 第7号』 (2)   The yearly pamphlet Akita – the Land of Poetry Vol.7 ,  『詩の国秋田』第7号, features prize-winning haiku and fine works in the 4th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest in 2015 .   Here are haiku special on haiku written in Russian.   Russian Section(247句) 247 haiku were … Continue reading Akita – the Land of Poetry vol.7 『詩の国秋田第7号』(2)

Haiku Special from the 3rd Japan – Russia Haiku Contest (10)

  The yearly pamphlet Akita – the Land of Poetry『詩の国秋田第6号』, whose 6th volume is posted as an e-pamphlet, features haiku special from the English haiku submitted to the 3rd Japan-Russia Haiku Contest in 2014. A great number of haiku fans willingly sent their haiku in English to the contest from 46 countries including Japan.   … Continue reading Haiku Special from the 3rd Japan – Russia Haiku Contest (10)