|Entry Rules for non-Japanese contributors|
|Applicants||Open to anyone|
|Deadline||Entry has already been finished.|
Entries must be submitted by mail or via the homepage.
Free. One person can send two pieces of Haiku (only unpublished works)
|Contest results||Winners will be informed by mail at the beginning of November 2015|
|awards ceremony||An awards ceremony will be held at the Kumamoto Shintoshin Plaza on November 21,2015, but overseas applicants will have their prize money mailed to them.
Publications will only be sent to winning individuals during the latter half of February 2016.
|Judges||Alan Rosen（guest Professor at The Open University of Japan）
Eiichi Chishima(part time Professor at Meiji Gakuin University, part time Professor at Daito Bunka University)
Morio Nishikawa (Professor emeritus at Kumamoto University)
|Prizes||・Kusamakura Taisho (Grand Prize) to one winner : ￥50,000
・Tokubetsu shou （20th Memorial Special Award）to one winner :￥30,000
・Chikasuitoshi Kumamoto Shou (Kumamoto ‘City of Artesian Waters’ Haiku Award) to one winner : Kumamoto traditional craft
・Tokusen (Second Prize) to 8 Winners : ￥5,000
・Nyusen (Third Prize) to 20 winners
|Please send your haiku to||
“Kusamakura” Haiku Competition Office
Application Form for Foreign Contributors.pdf