Haiku ART Contest for students
The annual Cherry Blossom Festival “Haiku Art Contest,” sponsored by the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation, invites Hawaii students in grades 3-12 to showcase their creativity through haiku, the Japanese style of short-form poetry. The Cherry Blossom Festival, a project of the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce, is the longest running ethnic festival in the State of Hawaii, primarily dedicated to the perpetuation of Japanese culture.
Deadline: The deadline for the 66th Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Art Contest has passed. Thank you all for your submissions and hard work!
- Grades 3-5
- Grades 6-8
- Grades 9-12
- One (1) winner will be selected per Submission Category by a panel of three judges.
- Each winner will receive:
- $100 cash
- Presentation of prize and on-stage recognition at a Cherry Blossom Festival event in early 2018 (details to be confirmed later.)
- Haiku and artwork published in the 66th Cherry Blossom Festival Souvenir Book
- Haiku and artwork showcased on www.cbfhawaii.com
- Original haiku needs to reflect the meaning of this year’s theme, Inspire. Haiku should be typed and printed.
- Original artwork accompanying the haiku needs to be two-dimensional (i.e. paintings, drawings, prints, and photography.)
- Please incorporate the haiku and artwork into a single sheet of paper, not exceeding 8½” x 11”
- Entries will not be returned.
- Completed application Form, haiku, and artwork to be mailed to:
66th CBF Haiku Art Contest
P.O. BOX 1105
Aiea, Hawaii 96701