This link was kindly shared with the Akita International Haiku Network:https://intercultural.iuk-plus.net/?p=736 Sorry, it's in Japanese! The gist is that this special class was designed to teach students English language and Japanese culture at the same time. In the class, students learned about writing haiku in English. Check it out!
Let haiku be on the UNESCO list! On the morning of October 25, 2014, Mr. Masayuki Tsuchihashi, Mr. Hayato Shimokubo, Mr. Takayuki Fukuyama, Ms. Chen Ching Ling (Taiwan), Ms. Rachel Alexandra Bawerbank (UK), and Ms. Jessica Williams (UK) reached Akita Station by bus from Tokyo to take part in the 29th National Culture … Continue reading Let haiku be on the UNESCO list! (42)
Results of the 2nd ONLY ONE TREE Haiku Contest 2,020 haiku composed in the English language vied for recognition in the ONLY ONE KAGOSHIMA TREE haiku contest supported by the Asahi Shimbun and organized by the International University of Kagoshima. Kindly assisted by Mr. Hidenori Hiruta of the Akita International Haiku Network, in … Continue reading Results of the 2nd ONLY ONE TREE Haiku Contest
On July 6, Dr. Shashi Angelee Deodhar, a haiku friend of mine in India, sent me an e-mail, telling about The Only One Kagoshima Tree haiku contest as follows.. This year's Only One Kagoshima Tree haiku contest opened on the summer solstice June 22 and ends on September 23 the autumn equinox. 3 Prize Winners and … Continue reading The Only One Kagoshima Tree haiku contest
On January 19, I received an exciting e-mail from Dr. Angelee Deodhar, a haiku friend of mine in India. Dear Hidenori Hiruta san, Please do have a look at this site: https://sites.google.com/site/worldhaikureview2/jan-2014-issue/blyth-award With best wishes for 2014, angelee The site says as follows. R H Blyth award January 2014 The R. H. … Continue reading The R. H. Blyth Award 2013 to David McMurray in Kagoshima, Japan