|1 September 2000,
|3 September 2000, Panel Discussion
Tolmin Mayor's Conference Room
|October 2000: Source of pictures: Ginyu Press,
in commemoration of the Inaugural World Haiku Association Conference;
an international Haiku anthology, "Transparent Current"
published (edited by Ban'ya Natsuishi).
December 2000: Jim Kacian(USA), Ban'ya Natsuishi(Japan) and Dimitar Anakiev(Slovenia) officially establish the World Haiku Association(WHA).
December 2000: Red Moon Press (USA) publishes "A Dozen Tongues 2000" (with editing and translation help from the Association). Profits go to Unicef. 21 June 2001: the official website of the World Haiku Association inaugurated: http://www.epiphanous.org/wha/
December 2001: Red Moon Press (USA) publishes "A Dozen Tongues 2000" (with editing and translation help from the Association). Profits go to The Nature Conservancy.
November 2002: Bin Akio becomes manager of official website and domain name is acquired: http://www.worldhaiku.net/
January 2003: New WHA logo mark created by Kuniharu Shimizu.
1 October 2003: "The Second World Haiku Association Conference Program ªð Haiku Anthology"ªi48 pagesªjpublished.
3-5 October 2003: The Second World Haiku Association Conference(WHAC2)held at Tenri City in Nara, Japan. Attended by about 100 persons from 13 countries.
|4 October, 2003:
|5 October, 2003:
Tenri Central Library
October 2003: Scenes from the Second World Haiku Association Conference carried on NHK world TV and NHK Satellite 1 ("Weekend Japanology").
November 2004: Annual publication "World Haiku 2005" (No. 1, Nishida-shoten, Japan) published.
May 2005: WHA Junior Haiku Contest 2005 held.
15-18 July 2005: The 3rd World Haiku Association Conference (WHAC3) held at Sofia and Plovdiv of Bulgaria. Attended by about 150 persons from13 countries.
|16 July 2005: WHAC3 Speech (EBCC,Sofia)||18 July 2005: Haiku Reading (Plovdiv)|
|8-10 December 2005: WHA supported Euro-Japan
Poetry Festival in Tokyo.
December 2005: Annual publication "World Haiku 2006" (No. 2, Shichigatsudo, Japan) published.
September 2006: Became a mugen sekinin chukanhojin (a kind of Japanese legal person).
January 2007: Annual publication "World Haiku 2007" (No. 3, Shichigatsudo, Japan) published.
September 2007: WHA Junior Haiku Contest 2007 held.
14-16 September 2007: The 4th World Haiku Association Conference (WHAC4) held at Tokyo. Attended by about 270 persons from 12 countires.
|15 Sept.2007:WHAC4 Speech (Meiji Univ.)||16 Sept.2007: Suigetsu Hotel Ohgaisou|
|January 2008: Annual publication "World
Haiku 2008" (No. 4, Shichigatsudo, Japan) published.
October 2009: The 5th World Haiku Association Conference (WHAC5) in Lithuania scheduled.
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