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The 28th “Toyo University’s Gendai Gakusei Hyakunin Isshu (One hundred poems of modern students)” winning works have been announced.

第28回東洋大学「現代学生百人一首」募集要項

The 28th “Toyo University’s Gendai Gakusei Hyakunin Isshu (One hundred poems of modern students)” winning works have been announced.
The “Toyo University’s Gendai Gakusei Hyakunin Isshu” is a contest of Tanka poems which express the “point of view and feelings of life by modern students” open to students throughout the country. The winning works of the 28th contest have been selected.
This contest began as part of the 100th Anniversary of the University in 1987. This year, 54,850 Tanka poems were submitted, supported by the enthusiastic response of many people, including submissions from schools that have introduced Tanka poems into their curriculum.
In 2014, many poems were expression on the Nobel Peace Prize in Physics received by three Japanese, the consumption tax increase, the volcanic eruption of Mt. Otake and the sediment disaster in Hiroshima. Tanka poems based on SNS were also received, describing the unique point of view of students.

The 28th “Toyo University’s Gendai Gakusei Hyakunin Isshu” winning pieces


A collection of the winning works will become available by the beginning of February.
To receive a copy of this book, please submit the following stamp charge depending on the numbers of copies.

Please include your name, address, phone number, and number of books, and send your request to the following address, including the appropriate stamps. (140yen per one, 250 per 2 to 3 copies)

Hakusan 5-28-20, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Toyo University PR Division “Gendai Gakusei Hyakunin Isshu” book purchase division

For details regarding book request.


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