New Materials at JFT Library

Arts & Culture

ikebana-japanese-art-of-flower-arrangement-000070786303_fullArts and cultural events supported by JFT across Canada and at our venue in Toronto. More details

Language Education

Teacher Workshop: Learning through Social Media plus an Introduction to “PD on Demand” May 5 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. More details

Japanese Studies

Deadline for 2019-2020 Japanese Studies grants and fellowships has now passed. More details

News and Announcements

Work in Japan Local Government!

This initiative aims to support matching between foreign nationals living in countries/regions outside Japan who wish to work for local authorities or their related organizations in Japan and local authorities that wish to employ those foreign nationals. Continue reading →

The Japan Foundation is recruiting Japanese-Language specialists for their “Japanese-Language Specialists Dispatch Program”

Application deadline: Monday, June 10th (Japan Time) Continue reading →

Ryusuke Hamaguchi Special Screenings

In conjunction with the Ryusuke Hamaguchi Retrospective: The Theatre of Emotions co-presented by The Japan Foundation, Toronto and Cinema Moderne from May 9 to May 13, 2019 in Montreal Canada, we will be featuring three special film screenings of his … Continue reading →


The Japan Foundation, Toronto presents AGA-SHIO, a Piano and Tsugaru Shamisen duo that blend the passionate energy of Japanese folk music together with contemporary music, creating an entirely new form of Japanese music. Continue reading →

National Volunteer Week 2019

In 2018, the Japan Foundation was host to over 11,880 visitors to our gallery exhibitions, film screenings, lectures and events. All of these would not have been possible without the generous help of our volunteers. As part of National Volunteer … Continue reading →

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