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: Applications for the 2020 Haiku Art Contest must be postmarked by October 26, 2019.
One (1) winner will be selected per Submission Category by a panel of three judges.
Each winner will receive:
Presentation of prize and on-stage recognition at a Cherry Blossom Festival event in early 2020 (details to be confirmed later.)
Haiku and artwork published in the 68th Cherry Blossom Festival Souvenir Book
Haiku and artwork showcased on www.cbfhawaii.com
Theme: "Kaizen" - Continuous Growth
Original haiku needs to reflect the meaning of this year’s theme, "Kaizen." 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:
68th CBF Haiku Art Contest
P.O. BOX 1105
Aiea, Hawaii 96701