WHA Junior Haiku Contest 2007



1. Submission from children under 18 years of age from all over the world. Each child may submit three haiku, one in each section; see the themes.


2. The information accompanying the haiku must be on the form: name, age, sex, address, email address, and signature of a parent or a schoolteacher.


3. Language of submission: any but desirable to add an English or French translation.


4. Submission by email or by post.


5. Submission fee: NONE; the contest is free


6. Deadline: 1 August 2007



Please submit directly by snail mail or email to:


Ms. Sayumi Kamakura (for haiku in Japanese)    3-16-11 Tsurusenishi, Fujimi, Saitama 354-0026 Japan

                                              sayumikamakura@msf.biglobe.ne .jp


Mr. Jim Kacian (for haiku in English)              
P. O. Box 2461 Winchester VA 22604-1661 USA 


Mr. Tianxin Cai (for haiku in Chinese)            
Department of Mathematics, Zhejiang University, Tianmushan Road 148  Hangzhou 310028 China txcai@mail.hz.zj.cn

Mr. Ban’ya Natsuishi (for haiku in French)         3-16-11 Tsurusenishi, Fujimi, Saitama 354-0026 Japan haikubanya@mub.biglobe.ne.jp


Mr. NaotoTsuchiya (for haiku in Slavic languages 2-24-3 Seijo, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, 157-0066 Japan


Mr. Hiriokazu Aihara (for haiku in Thai)      Room 12, Sawasdi Mansion 273, Soi 31 Sukhumit Rd., Bangkok 10110  Thailand     hiroawi@anet.net.th


Themes: Love, peace, friendship...in any season.


Prizes: A WHA certificate of merit, a copy of World Haiku 2008 (edited by Ban’ya Natsuishi WHA, published by Shichigatsudo, Japan, December 2007), and the announcement of the winning haiku at the 4th WHA Conference (WHAC4) at Meiji University, Tokyo, 15 September 2007. Prizewinners’ haiku will be included in World Haiku 2008.

Number of Prizes: 10 in all; 7 honorable mentions, one third prize, one second prize and one first prize.


Organizer: World Haiku Association (WHA) 3-16-11 Tsurusenishi, Fujimi, Saitama 354-0026 Japan

Tel &fax: 81-49-252-9823 Email: haikubanya@mub.biglobe.ne.jp


Refer to: WHA Junior Haiku Contest 2005 Results  http://www.worldhaiku.net /contest/junior2005/junior2005 .htm