Category Archive: News and Announcements

9th Japan Experience Program for Overseas Children (Hakuho Foundation)

Hakuho Scheme for a Global Children’s Japanese Language Network is now accepting applications from overseas schools for participation in the 9th Japan Experience Program for Overseas Children. Continue reading →

2016 Canada-Japan Literary Award winners announced!

Congratulations to Lynne Kutsukake and Geneviève Blouin, winners of the 2016 Canada-Japan Literary Award! Continue reading →

Natsume Soseki Essay Contest winner announced!

Congratulations to Stephanie Erica Chaves, winner of the 2016 Soseki International Essay Contest! Continue reading →

Greeting from Executive Director Emi Iwanaga

November 18 marked the first anniversary of my arrival in Toronto. Despite some challenges, like the minor flood that put us in a temporary office for a few weeks last winter, it has been a busy, productive and rewarding year.

Rakugo: Japanese Traditional Storytelling Performance at JCCC

On February 12th, the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre will host a “Rakugo-kai” with veteran Rakugo star Yanagiya Sankyo.