Haiku Canada Weekend
Activities include haiku readings, presentations, workshops, a book fair, the annual general meeting and a collective
renga. The weekend format allows for lots of exchanges and discussion. This is a great opportunity to get to know other
poets and enthusiasts in a relaxed setting. The last Haiku Canada Weekend took place in May 18-21, 2012, at Toronto.
The next Haiku Canada Weekend will be held in May 17-19, 2013, at University of Calgary
There are two options at the University of Calgary:
(1) Hotel Alma Eurostyle Standard Rooms: includes one queen size bed, washroom, and 32 inch flat screen television,
mini fridge, microwave, and coffeemaker, desk with ergonomic chair, Wi-Fi connection and MP3 clock radio.
Rate includes: Continental breakfast in Bistro Alma, local and long distance phone calls (within Canada and USA, except
Hawaii & Alaska), wired/wireless internet, and access to the University of Calgary Fitness Facilities.
(2) Seasonal Residences: Traditional Dormitory, Rundle Hall: includes one or two single beds, desks, dressers
and mini-fridge. Washroom and shower facilities are shared by gender with other guests on each floor. Basic daily
housekeeping is provided. Linens will be changed every three days. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided. Televisions and
phones are not provided for these rooms. There is a TV in a common lounge on floors 2 through 7. Fitness passes can be
purchased at the Front Desk at the discounted rate of $5.00
Eurostyle Standard Room $121.00/day
Traditional Dormitory $59.00/day
When contacting the University of Calgary please refer to the group name: Haiku Canada
Toll Free: 1-877-498-3203
The University has set aside rooms for Haiku Canada and will hold them until April 17th.
After April 17th rooms can still be booked but it will depend on availability.
Download the registration form:PDF|
From the 2012 Haiku Canada Weekend
falling one by one
long good-bye hug
hoping it is not
the last one
poppy petals pressed
between pages of haiku
till we meet
spreads his wings to sunlight