When:
March 18, 2020 – April 18, 2020 all-day
2020-03-18T00:00:00+08:00
2020-04-19T00:00:00+08:00

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DIS-MOI DIX MOTS | HAIKU COMPETITION

From 18 March to 18 April, join us to celebrate the French language based on the theme “au fil de l’eau” (“along the water”)!⁣⁣⁠
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Take part to the competition and create your own haiku poem using one or more of the 10 words above, either in French or in English, and stand a chance of winning $100 AF vouchers!⁣⁣⁠

 Here are the 10 words: aquarelle (watercolours), à vau-l’eau (with the stream), engloutir (to swallow up), fluide (fluid), mangrove (mangrove), oasis (oasis), ondée (shower), plouf (splash!), ruisseler (to trickle), spitant (sparkling).⁣⁣⁠

What is a haiku?
A haiku is a traditional Japanese poem, consisting in three short lines (5/7/5) that do not rhyme. It’s a way of looking at the physical world and seeing something deeper, like the very nature of existence. ⁣⁣
Here are a few examples.

How to participate?
- Comment the publication on our Instagram account before 18 April with your haïku poem!⁣⁣⁠
– Or send your haiku by mail to mediatheque@alliancefrancaise.org.sg

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Important notice: Alliance Française de Singapour will be temporarily closed from Friday 27 March to Friday 1 May included, in line with the Singapore government’s directive, and to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. More info here.
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