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Haiku Mushaira held at Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi

            The Consulate-General of Japan at Karachi and Pakistan Japan Cultural
            Association, Sindh (PJCA), jointly organized the 30th Haiku Mushaira on
            March 30th at the Arts Council of Pakistan in Karachi. Haiku is a Japanese
            form of poetry, which consists of 17 syllables, in the three phrases of 5, 7 and
            5 syllables respectively. It conveys the essence of the experience of the nature
           and the season in a concise way.
             Over 30 poets participated in this event and each person presented 5 works of
           Haiku in Urdu; 1 Urdu translation of a work of Mr. Kyoshi Takahama,
            a Japanese famous Haiku poet, 3 original works in Urdu and 1 work under
             the title of  “Sooraj” or “Aftab”.
            Mr. Mehmood Shaam presided over the Haiku Mushaira. Remarks were
            given by Ms. Sadia Rashid, the President of PJCA, and Mr. Akira Ouchi,
            Consul-General of Japan at Karachi. They congratulated on the 30th
            Anniversary of Haiku Mushaira, being held every year since 1983, and
            appreciated Pakistani people’s growing interest in Haiku Mushaira and their
            contribution towards strengthening the mutual friendship between Japan
            and Pakistan through Haiku.  Speech by Consul-General




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