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23RD WORLD CONGRESS OF POETS IN OSAKA, JAPAN, March 2014

THE INVITATION

Dear Poets attending the 23rd World Congress of Poets in Osaka. Below is a map of the area of the Awina Hotel and the International House Convention Center. Please copy this map and bring it with you to Osaka. Although we will try, we can not meet and escort all poets who are arriving. On the map is President Noriko Mizusaki’s phone number in case you need it. We hope all of you have a safe and comfortable arrival. Our buses are clean and reliable. Taxis are very expensive. Whether by bus or by taxi, you should have a pleasant journey from the airport to the hotel.

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Theme: World Brotherhood and Peace Through Poetry.

The 23rd World Congress of Poets of the United Poets Laureate International will be held March 25-29, 2014 at the Osaka International House, Osaka, Japan.

Recommended hotel is the nearby (5 minute walk) Osaka Awina Hotel, Osaka, Japan

Hotel reservations will by made for the Congress by sending your information to the Congress president with your registration.

Registration Fees

¥ 25,000 (Yen) per person
¥ 20,000 (Yen) for accompanying family and friends, will include all tours and programs but no anthology, awards or special recognition.
¥ 5,000 (Yen) for students and one day participants.

$ 250 US per person (International Registration fee)
$ 200 US for accompanying family and friends, will include all tours and programs but no anthology, awards or special recognition.

For more information, prices and to make reservations at the hotel , please search Awina Hotel, Osaka, Japan, on the web.

REGISTRATION: Deadline December 30, 2013.

METHOD OF PAYMENT: Bank Sending
Bank: Chiba Bank
Bank Code: 0134
SWFT Code: CHIBAJPJT
Branch: Nishifuna bashi
Branch Code: 029
Account Name: WCP Mizusaki Noriko
Account Number: 3934755
The Bank Address: 4-23-13,Nishifuna, Funabashi-shi, Chiba, Japan, Zip-Code: 273-0031
The Bank Phone Number: 81-47-434-3311

Please on the bank remittance do not forget to note down:

  1. The participant’s full name.
  2. Reason of payment : WCP 2014.

Please note that the Registration Form will be accepted only when it is accompanied by the evidence of the payment proof (the copy of the bank remittance or the bank remittance number), sent by email to the office or sent by the postal mail to:

Prof. Noriko Mizusaki
2-20-7-204, Nishifuna,
Funabashi-shi, Chiba,
273-0031, Japan.

Please take the registration procedure in the Osaka International House, the main congress place: outside the Sub Hall, on the 2nd floor, on the registration desk set, you can check in and take a congress bag, your name card and coupons. We will have been waiting for you from early in the morning of March 25, from around 8:00am. Please take your note that the congress place is different and separated from the hotel.

Certificate

Certificates will be awarded on the last day of the Conference, Saturday March 29th around 11.00 – 15.00 am at Osaka International House. It is necessary to show your Registration Card to the Congress Desk for Secretariat so as to receive your Certificate of your participation.

Social Programme

  • Opening Ceremony
  • The Muse Poetry Reading
  • Poetry Readings
  • Speeches on the congress’ theme: The World Brotherhood, Peace and Love Thorough Poetry
  • 5th UPLI POETRY CONTEST
  • Speeches and Demonstrations on Fragrance of Japan
  • Walking Tours
  • A Grand Tour
  • Dancing Performances: Including A Collaboration of Japanese and US dancers
  • Banquet
  • Closing Ceremony
  • UPLI / 2014 POETS LAUREATE Awards and Grand Awards on Japanese poets

Click on the button below to fill up the Registration Form.