The third Guidelines for entry

The third Love letter “KOIBUMI” to Kyoto


Title lettering Fuyo Kobayashi

This is the third time for “Love letter to Kyoto” public offering project to enhance the dissemination capability and centripetal force of Kyoto’s charm, with the wishes of Kyoto forever being Kyoto. “The 1st Love Story to Kyoto” 2009 – 2010, “2nd Love Story to Kyoto” will be held from 2012 to 2013

For everyone who loves Kyoto
For Kyoto continue to be Kyoto
Could you send your feelings for Kyoto to Kyo-Suzume



Even a hundred years to be a city that embodies the soul take the wisdom of Kyoto in daily life and combine it with nature to be a city that upholds its heritage
Kyo-Suzume continues to transmit past, present and future Kyoto

We look forward to your love letter to Kyoto

Entry period

1st March 2019~31st Aug.2019 (Postmark valid)

Entry requirement

Anyone who loves Kyoto

The third Entry format

  • A work must be in the form of text, haiku, senryu, photos and picture letter less than 400 characters
  • More than 400 characters, other than the above work in the form of videos, etc. will not be accepted
  • Work has to be original
  • Japanese and English are acceptable

Application address

Please send it by mail, fax or e-mail to the following Kyo-Suzume Cultural and Tourism

Necessary information

Please include your name, address, phone number

Entry fee

You can apply for JPY \794 per piece.
For details, please contact us from the inquiry guide below.

  • Pay with PayPal

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All entries will be considered by the selection Love letter “KOIBUMI” to Kyoto committee

Selection committee

Committee chairperson Shoichi Inoue Professor : International Research Center for Japanese studies
Committee Shoei Okuda Chief priest : Joshoji Temple
Daisaku Kadokawa Mayor of Kyoto
Fuyo Kobayashi Calligrapher, Landlady of Arashiyama Shoraian
Takatoshi Nishiwaki Governor of Kyoto
Akemi Nishimura Landlady of Hiiragi
Taisuke Hamada Painter for Japanese painting
Yoshie Doi President of Kyo-Suzume Culture and Tourism
(Order of the Japanese syllabary)

Commendation Award for Kyoto governor
Award for Kyoto mayor
Award for Kyoto news paper
Award for director of Kyo-Suzume
Award for committee chairperson
Honorable mention
Award Specialty product of Kyoto
Picture, Hotel stay ticket, Kyoto goods, etc
Announcement Inquiries of content results will not be replied to.
Excellent work will be published as well as on the website of Kyo-Suzume.
Organizer / secretariat Kyo-Suzume Culture and Tourism
Sponsorship Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce, Kyoto Newspaper, Keifuku Electric railroad Co., Ltd.
Cooperation Kyotobank co. jp, Aizenkobo Workshop

Please confirm the information below

Handling of work Submitted work can not be returned. All rights reserved.
Copy right All right reserved in Kyo-Suzume Culture and Tourism.
About the contents of a work Work of the following type can not be accepted, also the Committee can cancel the award without any notification
・Materials offensive to public order and morals
・Materials that violet copyright or other right of third parties
・Materials that violate privacy or mental abuse of a third parties
・Materials that lead to criminal acts or violate the laws
Handling of personal information Personal information that has been provided with the application will only be used for contact to the applicants, sending the winning prize, and announcing the winners
It will not be used for any other purposes.

Address for submissions

Kyo-Suzume Culture and Tourism
2F The 8th Hase bldg, 680-1 Omandokoro cho, Bukkojisagaru Karasumadori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, 600-8413 Japan
Phone +81 70−6500−4164   FAX +81 75-741-6598
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