International "Kusamakura" Haiku Competition Website > Entry Rules for non-Japanese contributors

Entry Rules for non-Japanese contributors

Entry Rules for non-Japanese contributors
Applicants Open to anyone
Deadline  August 31,2019
Application guidelines

Entries must be submitted via the homepage.
Each applicant can enter up to two haiku poems.
Entries are only possible in English, Chinese and Spanish.
Please include name, current address, gender, e-mail address, and phone number.
(Notification of results, award money, etc. will be sent out according to the contact info on your application form so please ensure it is accurate and up-to-date.)


Free. One person can send up to two pieces of Haiku (only unpublished works)

Contest results Winners will be informed by e-mail at the beginning of November 2019
Awards ceremony The awarding ceremony will be held at The Civic Auditorium Sears Home Yume Hall on November 16,2019, and overseas winners will have their prize money by mail.
Publication Selected Haikus will be displayed on our homepage.
Judges Alan Rosen(Guest Professor at Memorial Museum of the Fifth High School)
Isamu Nishimaki (Associate Professor at Kumamoto University)
Kayoko Ijiri (Professor at Kyoto Sangyo University)
Morio Nishikawa (Professor Emeritus at Kumamoto University)
Prizes ・Kusamakura Taisho (Grand Prize) to one winner : ¥30,000
・Chikasuitoshi Kumamoto-sho (Kumamoto ‘City of Artesian Waters’ Haiku Award) to one winner : ¥10,000
・Tokusen (Second Prize) to 8 winners : ¥5,000
・Nyusen (Third Prize) to 20 winners
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