Honourable Mention in the 69th Matsuo Basho Festival Haiku Awards in Iga

I received an Honorable mention in the 69th anniversary of honorable Basho Awards 2015, by the City of Iga, popularly called the Matsuo Basho Festival haiku contest. It was awarded on October 12th during a celebration of Matsuo Bashos birthday.
He is Japans most famous haiku poet and lived 1644-1694, during the Edo-period in Japan. He is the founder of haiku, or hokku, as it was then called. I am honoured to be mentioned in his awards.

Jag fick ett hedersomnämnande i den 69 upplagan av Matsuo Bashos Festivalhaikutävling, i Iga i Japan. Den delades ut den 12 oktober under firandet av Matsuo Bashos födelsedag.

Han är Japans mest berömda haikupoet och levde under Edo eran 1644-1694. Han är haikuns anfader, eller hokku, som det då kallades. Jag är stolt över att få ett omnämnande till hans ära.

http://www.basho-bp.jp/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/nyu_ei.pdf

http://www.basho-bp.jp/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/toku_ei.pdf

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