Pumpkin Festival Haiku Contest – Croatia, 2015

The Tourist Board of the Croatian town of Ivanić Grad – working in conjunction with the “Three Rivers” Haiku Association from Croatia – welcomes entries to an international haiku contest with an English-language base.

Competition theme: Pumpkin/Gourd (although this need not necessarily be mentioned directly in haiku that are entered).

Entrants should submit three (3) haiku.

Deadline: June 30, 2015

All poets writing haiku in English are encouraged to participate.

Poets from the region comprised by the former Yugoslavia are also welcome to send haiku written in their own language: such submissions will be translated into English and judged in the international section.

Email enquiries to:

Entries may be emailed to:>SUBJECT:PUMPKIN 2015

Results will be published in “Iris” in 2016, with the winners informed accordingly.

D.V. Rozic, Croatia