International Awards - Call for Entries
"Buson Haiku International Awards" are
twice annual international competition, consists
of Governor's Award, Mayor's Award, and Haiku
Academy's President's Awards. Entries for the
upcoming award can be submitted up until 31.january
.Rules of Buson Haiku International Awards
Every haiku lover is welcome. Members of certain
college, school or associations which study Japanese
or appreciate haiku are especially welcome.
Submissions must be up to two haiku, unpublished
(in books, magazines, journals or online) written
in Japanese, and contain Kigo (season words).
In administrator's hand by 31.january 2015.
4. Entry procedures
Please submit each haiku via email or mail to
the addresses below. If you are sending via mail,
please write your haiku on certain cards and put
the author's name, phone number and/or email address
on the back. Please type or write each haiku legibly
in ink. Two haiku can be sent in one envelope.
Submit entries to:
Buson Kensho Haiku Academy
NPO Kinki Forum 21
c/o Ｋazuhiro IKEJIRI
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Entry Fees
・ Kazuo IBARAKI (Board member of the Association
of Haiku Poets)
・ Kiyoko UDA (Special Advisor of Gendai Haiku
・ Eiko CHIHARA (Kansai branch president of Association
of Japanese Classical Haiku)
・ Junya MIMURA (Committee chairman of Buson Kensho
Haiku Academy: professor of Osaka University of
7. Awards Ceremony
There will be no award ceremony held for this
term. (There will be an award ceremony for the
next term.) For award winners in foreign countries,
the award will be sent through mail.
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