2016 Setouchi Matsuyama Photo x Haiku Contest

The 2016 Setouchi Matsuyama Photo x Haiku Contest is now open for applications.

Entries must be received by 12 January 2016.

Australian poets may enter the set theme section in English.

For the set theme, five photographs taken by a local photographer in and around the Inland Sea near Matsuyama, Japan, are provided, and poets are asked to write a haiku inspired by each one.

The winner of the Excellence Award will receive a 30,000 yen gift coupon and locally sourced crafts and goods from Matsuyama.

Three other prize winners will receive gifts from Matsuyama.

Awards will be made at a Haiku Event and Ceremony Shiki Kinen-kan (Shiki Memorial Hall) in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture, on Monday 16 March 2016.

For more information and the web entry form, see: