Matsuyama International Photo-Haiku Contest
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■ Your photo-haiku

*The form must be filled out completely

Author's name (real name)
Country of residence / Japanese prefecture  
Telephone
Email address

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Your photo
※Up to 5 MB.
Your haiku

Special notes (If you want your haiku to be published under a pseudonym, write it here.)

■ Notes for applications

Copyright of winning works will belong to the author. However, the organizers maintain the right to reproduce for publicity or printed versions. The winning works will be shown in print and on the website.

Your photo-haiku

  1. Submissions must include a previously unpublished photo and haiku, both by the applicant, to which the applicant holds sole copyright.
  2. Only submit photos that include people if you have obtained their consent to be photographed and for the photos to be published.
  3. There is no limit to the number of submissions in this category.

■ Personal information policy

Personal information submitted by applicants will be used for making contact and sending prizes. It will not be used for any other purpose, nor will it be made available to third parties without permission. After informing the winners, we will publish the name of the author (pseudonym or real name), country of residence. If it appears that the rules for applying have not been followed, the organizer may cancel any award given and the haiku will not be published.

■ Winners

Winners will be first informed by phone or email in March 2020, then announced on the website.

■ Prizes

Your photo-haiku in Japanese

Grand Prix: 1 winner - Goods equivalent to 30,000 yen

Award for excellence: 2 winners - Goods equivalent to 3,000 yen

Your photo-haiku in English

Grand Prix: 1 winner - Goods equivalent to 30,000 yen

Award for excellence: 2 winners - Goods equivalent to 3,000 yen

Haiku in Japanese on a set theme

Grand Prix: 1 winner - Goods equivalent to 10,000 yen

Award for excellence: 2 winners - Goods equivalent to 3,000 yen

Haiku in English on a set theme

Grand Prix: 1 winner - Goods equivalent to 10,000 yen

Award for excellence: 2 winners - Goods equivalent to 3,000 yen

■ Standard Rules of English haiku for the Setouchi-Matsuyama International Photo-Haiku Contest

  1. Three lines
  2. With or without a season word
  3. No fixed number of syllables

■ Guidelines for English haiku submitted to the Setouchi-Matsuyama International Photo-Haiku Contest

  1. When applying, provide your name (real name), country of residence, phone number and email address. If this information is incomplete, the submission will be excluded.
  2. If the winner cannot be contacted in person by phone or email, the award will be cancelled.
  3. A notice confirming that your submission has been received will be sent by email. Once you have submitted your haiku, it is not possible to make any changes.

■ Promotors

Matsuyama Haiku Promotion Committee, Matsuyama

■ Cooperator

Asahi Culture Center, Asahi Shimbun Company

■ Enquiries

The Matsuyama Haiku office
Tel: 089-945-6445(10:00 to 17:00) weekdays only
5F, K-13 Building, 3-9-3 Sanbancho, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan 790-0003

If you have any questions please contact the Matsuyama Haiku office
e-mail: matsuyamahaiku@bsec.jp

Haiku Box 365

You can submit other haiku in Japanese at any time to Haiku Box 365, a Matsuyama City website. A new theme is presented every other week.

Haiku Box 365

The Setouchi-Matsuyama International Photo-Haiku Contest supervision: Ruth Vergin, Ehime University