News and Announcements

2018 JFT Summer Language Brush-up & PD Workshop for Japanese-Language Teachers

July 4 – 7, 2018 in Burnaby, BC [Registration deadline: May 22, 2018]
This is a four-day workshop designed for non-native Japanese language teachers, including a one-day workshop open to other teachers on the first day.

The Twelfth International MANGA Award

Accepting entries from Apr 2 – June 15. Win a trip to Japan and meet Japanese manga artists and visit studios! The award honors artists who contribute to the global development of manga. Continue reading →

Japonismes 2018

Paris will host one of the largest events to promote Japanese culture overseas to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between France and Japan this year.

Under Snow by Ulrike Ottinger

Mar 1 –¬†Ottinger’s much lauded film UNDER SNOW, follows Kabuki artists in Echigo Japan, part of Goethe Film screenings at TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Japanese Movies at Hot Docs Cinema

Jan 7 & 14 – Our annual free movie event returns to the Hot Docs Cinema with three films about hope and overcoming challenges through extraordinary ways.