#haiku in the news: UNESCO heritage status pursued for haiku – Chron.com

Lovers of haiku work to gain recognition in UNESCO’s heritage of intangibles.

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“Haiku is so short, but thanks to this feature, interest in it has been spreading worldwide, even among those who have never tried creating poems,” Akito Arima, president of the Haiku International Association, said during the press conference.

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