Arts & Culture

Our current gallery exhibition presents an enriching display into Japanese Doll culture and history. More details

Language Education

JFT's online 'Sawakai' is a place for Japanese language teachers to network and discuss. More details

Japanese Studies

Watch leading genre translators discuss translating fantastical worlds into English. More details

News and Announcements

Ottawa International Animation Festival 2021

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) are back this year with a fully online festival! OIAF is North America’s oldest and largest animation festival, featuring the world’s most quirky, provocative and inspiring animation. It runs from September 22 to October 3, 2021 Continue reading →

Fantasia Film Festival celebrates 25th anniversary with 40+ Japanese films

The Fantasia Film Festival is celebrating their 25th anniversary from August 5-25 with an incredible lineup of almost 50 Japanese films. The Japan Foundation, Toronto is proud to support Fantasia’s big year with our Film Screenings Abroad Grant Program. Continue reading →

Virtual Japanese Study Fair

Interested in studying Japanese but don’t know where to begin? Do you understand some Japanese but are looking to put your skills to the test? On Thursday, August 5th @ 6:30 pm EDT our annual Japanese Study Fair is once again being held online! Japanese language schools from around Ontario will be joining in to share information about their programs and answer any questions you might have!

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

Application deadline: August 13, 2021 (Friday) Continue reading →

11 Stories on Distanced Relationships: Contemporary Art from Japan

The Japan Foundation presents an online exhibition of contemporary Japanese art based on the theme of “Translating the Distance” by 11 artists. Continue reading →

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