The 2nd International Haiku Conference was held on May 15-17, 2015
in the Museum of Japanese Art and Technology Manngha, in Kraków.
The participants of the Conference came to Kraków from Poland
and different countries, e.g. Japan, Germany, Bulgaria, USA, Sweden, The Nederlands, Lithuania, UK and more.
The Conference was convened in conjunction with the fourth edition of The Miłosz Festival and was dedicated to Miłosz and his work with haiku as well as to haiku generally in Poland and Europe.
There were numerous interesting presentations and round-table discussions about traditional and modern haiku, haibun and haiga during the Conference.
Czesław Miłosz (1911-2004) is a Polish national treasure. He was poet, writer, and translator and awarded the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. He also wrote haiku and translated from English into Polish haiku of Basho, Buson, Issa.
Robert Kania & Irena Iris Szewczyk at the Manngha
The Wawel Cathedral and Gardens
|Kraków Hackney Cab|
|The Wawel Castle in Kraków|