ENTRIES FOR 2016 NOW OPEN
Prizes will be awarded at the Kumamoto Shintoshin Plaza on November 19, 2016
Entries must be submitted by mail or via the homepage.
Each applicant can enter up to two haiku poems. Entries via the homepage are only possible in English and Chinese. Please send entries of other languages by post and enclose an English translation as well
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.)
KUSAMAKURA HAIKU COMPETITION : RULES FOR SUBMISSIONS
All submissions to the Kusamakura Haiku Competition must be original to the author and cannot have been previously published. Haiku submissions to the Kusamakura Haiku Competition cannot be sent to any other publications for consideration, including online publications, and they cannot appear in any published form, including print magazines and journals, online forums, blogs, personal websites, etc., until after the completion of the Kusamakura Haiku Competition Awards Ceremony.
Previous winning haiku
Many people attended the lecture and awards ceremony on the day of the competition.
“Kusamakura” Haiku Competition Office
/o Bunka Shinko Ka
( Cultural Promotion Section )
City of Kumamoto
1-1 Tetorihoncho, Chuou-ku Kumamoto City 860-8601 Japan