The 9th Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival, presented by MGM Resorts Japan
To All Who Supported the Ninth Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival:
A very big THANK YOU for your support! This year’s festival was one of the biggest, and best, in the past nine years. More than 15,000 people attended the festival, and we simply could not have done it without you. Thank you again, and we hope to see you at next year’s Tenth Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival!
Jeff Winchester, President and Chairperson, JFAN
Did you visit The HAIKU People’s Choice Contest?
We had 116 ballots in the Haiku ballot box, announced the winners at the main stage on that day. Here are the winning works. Place the cursor on each HAIKU to see the name of the author. Enjoy!
The "HAIKU" People’s Choice Contest - winning works!
“The panda is fat
The bamboo is on a hill
That is too much work”
Winner at High School category:
Corwin Diaz, Ed. W. Clark High School
“The full moon – There is not
a single cloud – it’s beauty”
Winner at Las Vegas Gakuen (Japanese Saturday School) category:
over the Palm Tree
Winner at Kizuna Japanese Society category:
“Praying Mantis mates
Pregnant female beheads him
A great sacrifice”
Winner at Public category:
Congratulations, you've won! If you haven't claimed your prize yet, please contact us at your earliest convenience.
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