Africa Haiku Network

In 2014, Adjei Agyei-Baah in Ghana won The Akita Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Award in the 3rd Japan-Russia Haiku Contest. Here are the certificate and photo haiku.       Africa Haiku Network   In 2015, Africa Haiku Network was founded by two great minds namely Emmanuel Jessie Kalusian and Adjei Agyei-Baah   Home … Continue reading Africa Haiku Network

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Haiku in Albania : アルバニアの俳句(3)

Kujtim Agalliu, President of the Albanian Haiku Club, presented Hidenori Hiruta with two haiku booklets. One of them is his booklet  “THE AUTUMN MOON”, which was shared on this website  of Akita International Haiku Network on April 7. Here is the other haiku booklet whose title is “HEAVENLY HARP” by Padre Stavri Çipi.     … Continue reading Haiku in Albania : アルバニアの俳句(3)

Reminder of 7th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest (English Version)

  第7回日露俳句コンテストの最終案内です。 皆様のご投句を期待しております。       Postscript (後記)   The Great Earthquake in 830 天長7(830)年における大地震   Here are two interpretations on the great earthquake in Akita Prefecture in 830.                        The great earthquake broke out in Katsuhira Heights and the area around them at about 8 o’clock a.m. of January 3, … Continue reading Reminder of 7th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest (English Version)

Reminder of 7th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest (Russian Version)

  第7回日露俳句コンテストの最終案内です。 皆様のご投句を期待しております。   Предельный срок посылки хайку на конкурс – 30 июня 2018 !     Postscript (後記) Thanks for Support   We appreciate great support of JAPAN CENTER IN VLADIVOSTOK and Primorsky Region Government. They have been calling submissions of haiku to 7th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest on their websites below.    … Continue reading Reminder of 7th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest (Russian Version)

Journal of the Akita International Haiku Network “Serow”

On June 7, the Akita International Haiku Network finally published the journal of the 6th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest, whose editor is Ben Grafström, Lecturer at Center for Promotion of Educational Research and Affairs, Akita University. Here's his personal blog... ...and a link to some of his photography. Here is part of Journal of the Akita … Continue reading Journal of the Akita International Haiku Network “Serow”

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (9)

  2018年 4月 短歌 All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   1    スティーブン・ホーキング博士に捧げて 本年2018年3月14日に亡くなられた英国の理論物理学者のスティーブン・ホーキング博士に捧げて2首詠いました。博士は21歳のときに発症された難病の「筋委縮性側索硬化症」(ALS)と闘病しつつ車イスの生活を余儀なくされつつも、生涯を宇宙と時間、空間の研究に捧げその業績で偉大なる貢献をし、世界中の人々に愛されてきました。   Homage to Professor Stephen Hawking, I dedicated two tankas to him. Professor Hawking passed away, aged 76, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Although he got the nerve disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which he developed at 21, and was confined to … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (9)