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First Haiku Festival and Contest

April 3 @ 8:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for our first Haiku Festival, a juried competition for people of all ages to submit their haiku poems to compete in the following categories:

  • Heritage Award: most poignant portrayal of the history or some other aspect of the Mukai Farm & Garden
  • People’s Choice: most popular haiku
  • Funny Bone Award: most humorous haiku
  • The Young Poet Awards: top haiku from children (grades K-6) and young adult (grades 7-12)
  • Other categories that may occur to the jurors

Haiku is a poem of three lines, with the pattern of 5-7-5 sounds, or syllables. Matsuo Basho, Japan’s most famous poet described haiku as, “Simply what is happening in this place at this moment.”

Timeline:
Entry deadline: April 30th, 2020
Judging: May 1st – May 9th, 2020
Winner Announcement: May 10th, 2020

According to context rules, all entries must follow the haiku convention of 17 syllables (5-7-5). Please use the entry form below.

For more info and entries, click HERE!

 

Details

Start:
April 3 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
mukaifarmandgarden.org

Organizer

Mukai Farm & Garden

Venue

Mukai Farm & Garden
18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Details

Start:
April 3 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
mukaifarmandgarden.org

Organizer

Mukai Farm & Garden

Venue

Mukai Farm & Garden
18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
+ Google Map