Jun
25
2:00 PM14:00

Annual Graveside Celebration at Haleigh Cemetery

Nick Virgilio Annual graveside celebration at Haleigh Cemetery, Camden, NJ

Join us to honor internationally known haiku poet, Nicholas (Nick) Virgilio (1928-1989) Bring your haiku to share. This annual event commemorates Nick Virgilio’s birthday and his legacy. (Nick’s actual date of birth was 6/28/1928.)   ALL ARE INVITED.

This year’s event:

DATE: Sunday, June 25th
TIME: 2:00 PM
PLACE: Harleigh Cemetery - 1640 Haddon Ave - Camden, NJ

NOTE: This is an annual event sharing haiku and senryu poetry with Friends of the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association at the gravesite of Nick Virgilio (only a stone's throw away from the grave of the poet, Walt Whitman) at historic Harleigh Cemetery. A reading and sharing of poetry at the stone podium, where Nick’s most famous poem is carved. 

Rocky Wilson Reading poetry at the event.

Rocky Wilson Reading poetry at the event.

The stone podium carved with Nick's most popular haiku.

The stone podium carved with Nick's most popular haiku.

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Jan
20
to Mar 25

Student Haiku and Senryu Competition

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The Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku and Senryu Competition for Grades 7-12

Founded by the Sacred Heart Church in Camden, NJ, and sponsored by the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association in memory of Nicholas A. Virgilio, a charter member of the Haiku Society of America, who died in 1989. The Haiku Society of America co-sponsors the contest, provides judges, and publishes the results in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.

DEADLINE: In hand by March 25, 2017. Entries received after that date will not be accepted.

For contest rules and information visit the Haiku Society of America (HSA) submission guidelines.

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