A four-day Haiku Poetry Coaching Workshop has commenced at the moment, 28th January 2014, on the Metropolis Faculty, Capital Campus, Islamabad aiming to show the artwork of Urdu Haiku poetry to the younger college students of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Ms. Tomoko Koide, Deputy Head of Public Affairs, Embassy of Japan, inaugurated the coaching workshop on 28th January which will probably be concluded on 31st January, 2014. Mr. Rafiq Sandeelvi, Professor of Urdu literature and Haiku poetry, will conduct the workshop.
The Embassy of Japan has organized Haiku poetry coaching workshop for the primary time in Pakistan in collaboration with the Pakistan Haiku Society and the Metropolis Faculty. A large variety of college students from completely different colleges within the twin cities participated within the coaching workshop. The scholars collaborating within the coaching workshop will probably be given a possibility to recite their Haiku through the annual Haiku recital which will probably be organized by the Embassy of Japan in March 2014.
Haiku is a type of Japanese poetry that dates again to the 17th century. Haiku is probably the most exact, compact and condensed poetry originating in Japan. Haiku is outlined as an rhymed verse, written in 5-7-5 syllabic kind, normally in three strains. Its topics are predominantly nature and life experiences. Haiku, some of the essential types of conventional Japanese poetry, nonetheless stays fashionable in trendy Japan, and in recent times its reputation has additionally unfold to many nations together with Pakistan. Many poets in Pakistan at the moment follow this compact but profound and evocative type of expression that leaves a whole lot of room for interpretation and subtlety.
Ms. Tomoko Koide whereas talking on the inaugural session of the Haiku poetry coaching workshop appreciated the scholars for exhibiting their curiosity in studying Urdu Haiku poetry. She hoped that this coaching workshop could be helpful for the scholars to be taught the fundamentals of this type of poetry.