[JAL Foundation] 16th Annual World Children’s Haiku Contest 2019-2020
Thursday, August 29, 2019 | 8:00 am - Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 5:00 pm
Announcing the JAL Foundation 16th Annual World Children’s Haiku Contest 2019-2010!
JAL FOUNDATION biennially organizes the ‘World Children’s Haiku Contest‘, and we are happy to announce that the 16th contest is to be held this year.
The theme of the 16th contest is ‘Sports.‘
Through the contest, children are given the opportunity to compose haiku that will encompass their memories. The experience of composing haiku will also become a part of their pleasant memories of their childhood.
All Grand-prize haiku will be collected and published next year as an anthology titled
Originating from Japan, Haiku is the shortest form of poetry in the world. In a short descriptive verse, it captures a moment in the poet’s life, or simply expresses the beauty of nature. Haiku is now enjoyed in many countries around the world.