News and Announcements

Farewell Message from Executive Director Emi Iwanaga

The spring has been quite busy at JFT with the conclusion of the Legendary Loyalty exhibition and the immensely popular Japanese for Laughs: Japanese Rakugo Demonstration and performance by Yanagiya Sankyo.

Government of Japan Endowment to U of T for Centre for the Study of Global Japan

The University of Toronto will establish an endowed chair in Japanese politics and global affairs, and launch the Centre for the Study of Global Japan within the Munk School of Global Affairs thanks to a generous contribution of US$5million from … Continue reading →

Tenpyo Art Screening Series, April 7 – June 2

In conjunction with the current photography exhibit by Miro Ito, these screenings will cover a variety of related subjects; masks; fire festivals, ancient music, and more. Continue reading →

Road of Light and Hope: National Treasures of Todai-ji Temple, Nara

The exhibition of photographs by Miro Ito received thirteen additional large format scrolls. In total, 41 scrolls, and 30 framed photos are on display now. Continue reading →

The Eleventh International MANGA Award

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Japan Foundation will launch the Tenth International MANGA Award and begin to accept entries for the Award from Friday, March 17 to Friday, June 16, 2017. Continue reading →