For New Year 2012 (13) : Haibun by Roberta Beary, USA

  On December 20, 2011, Patricia Lidia in Romania, kindly presented a haiku calendar to us. The haiku calendar was made by Ioana Dinescu and Constanta Erca in Romania. Here is a photo of the month June.       firefighter garden – an old man calmly sprinkles the dahlia’s red                                       Edward Tara   消防士の庭 … Continue reading For New Year 2012 (13) : Haibun by Roberta Beary, USA

Advertisements

International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 1)

  The New Year’s Festival has started with the arrival of Gabi Greve’s rabbit. Gabi's rabbit came to Akita from Okayama on New Year’s Eve, participating in the festival.       Gabi says in her haiku:   New Year preparations - my rabbit in his coat      我が兎正月用にお召かえ of white     Patricia Lidia’s rabbit has got … Continue reading International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 1)

Haiku at the 12th HIA Haiku Contest (2010): the Results

  Dr. Akito Arima (有馬朗人)is President of the Haiku International Association (HIA)(国際俳句交流協会)(http://www.haiku-hia.com), a nonprofit organization aimed at promoting haiku globally. Dr. Arima also leads the haiku group Ten’I (Providence)(天為)(http://haikunet.info).       On December 2, I received HAIKU INTERNATIONAL NO.91 published on November 30, 2010. In the magazine they reported the results of the 12th … Continue reading Haiku at the 12th HIA Haiku Contest (2010): the Results

Haiku by Roberta Beary for Int’l Haiku Spring Festival 2010 (1)

  Int'l Haiku Spring Festival 2010 has just started on May 12 on the website of the Akita International Haiku Network in Akita, Northern Honshu, Japan. At the same time 2010 Bath Japanese Festival , our sister festival, has begun and gives Festival Launch Party in Bath, UK, this evening. Masuda Aika(桝田愛佳), a haiga painter, … Continue reading Haiku by Roberta Beary for Int’l Haiku Spring Festival 2010 (1)

Haiku at HIA Haiku Contest and Symposium (2009)

  The Haiku International Association(HIA)(国際俳句交流協会), a nonprofit organization aimed at promoting haiku globally, celebrated the 20th anniversary of its establishment with a symposium titled Haiku Worldwide ― Present and Future on November 28, Tokyo. First of all, HIA President Akito Arima (会長有馬朗人) gave a speech of celebration as a greeting.     Secondly, they announced … Continue reading Haiku at HIA Haiku Contest and Symposium (2009)