International Haiku New Year Festival 2011

Here is your
personal invitation:

Let’s share
haiku! Let’s recite

is it?
It is an online festival
designed to give our
readers an opportunity to
share the

short forms of
poetry with each other, and enjoy

writing, reading,
and reciting haiku.

The International Haiku New
Year Festival 2011
is to be held January 1st – 3rd
at the
Akita International Haiku

website. There are haiku submissions from all around the
world, and this year, Hidenori-san is requesting photos as
well. It will be a poetic and visual celebration of the
coming Year of the Rabbit. Please join us.

If you want to submit a haiku,
the deadline is December 26–it was extended. Send one or two haiku
and if you can, a photo or two, to Hidenori-san at by today,
December 23 . Hope to see you hopping by.


About T A Smith

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12 Responses to International Haiku New Year Festival 2011

  1. Artswebshow says:

    Thats sounds like great fun yousei.
    Enjoy it and your new year.
    Best of luck in 2011

    • Yousei Hime says:

      Hey Chef!
      So glad you stopped by. Day one of the Festival is today. Rabbit is on the menu, lol. What are you cooking tonight? I’ll be by later. Thanks for stopping in.

  2. Hiruta says:

    Yousei Hime-San
    Thank you very much for sending two nice haiku and a lovely picture.
    Our readers would welcome the New Year of rabbits 2011, reciting your haiku.
    I wish you, your family, and Shiteki Na Usagi a Happy New Year!

    • Yousei Hime says:

      Thank you for the notice of receipt. I’ve read over today’s haiku and really enjoyed them. Looking forward to tomorrow. Maybe next year the festival will last for a week. 😀

  3. ichabod says:

    Hey Yousei;

    Just dropped by to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. 🙂

  4. Hiruta says:

    Yousei Hime San, thank you very much for everything.
    Rabbits in Japan are looking forward to your haiku as well as your
    friends’ haiku. My e-mail address is: Please
    send haiku by December 26. I wish you, your family, and your
    friends Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

    • Yousei Hime says:

      Thank you for stopping by. It is my pleasure to share your event with my readers. I did send you two haiku and a picture. I hope you received them. Please let me know if you did not and I will resend them. Very best of the holidays to you and your family.

  5. rdl says:

    also is that address u provided correct? there are 2 @’s in it. ??

  6. rdl says:

    merry merry xmas and thanks for posting this. i think i have a 1/2 hr. 😀

    • Yousei Hime says:

      I am so sorry for the delay in getting this out. I wasn’t even sure if I’d get my haiku ready in time. Life has been crazy. I’ll check the address and let you know if it is right or not. Thanks.

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