Category Archive: News and Announcements

Art Competition: Echizen Ono KANSEI HAGAKI Contest

Open to Sept 30 – Enter this nature inspired art contest organized by Ono City Hall to win up to 100,000 yen! Continue reading →

Next Music From Tokyo vol. 10

May 19 to 24 – Fresh and eclectic line-up of Japanese bands from Tokyo touring Canada! Continue reading →

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.

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 →