Arts & Culture

Watch JFF Plus talk on documentaries and conversations with JFF filmmakers. More details

Language Education

Apply by May 14 - 2021 Online Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese-Language. More details

Japanese Studies

Watch six writers talk about the impact of the pandemic on society and creativity. More details

News and Announcements

Job Posting: Part-time Lecturer in Japanese-Language

Application Deadline: Monday, May 31, 2021
Start Date: September 2021 (but training will occur in August 2021)
This job posting is for a part-time lecturer in Japanese-Language for a period of (1) year, with possibility of renewal.

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 →

Just Launched: Japan-Canada Literary Exchange

Join this special literary exchange of talks by iconic, award winning authors from Canada (Margaret Atwood, Katherine Govier, Vincent Lam) and Japan (ASADA Jiro, KIRINO Natsuo, HIRANO Keiichiro) in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Japan Foundation, Toronto.

Additional Application: Fiscal Year 2021 Online Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese-Language

The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa will conduct a new “Online Training Program for Japanese-Language Teachers” in FY 2021. The application deadline for this online training program was December 2020, but the deadline has been extended to May 14, 2021 as the number of participants failed to meet capacity. Continue reading →

Announcing Launch of JFT Digital Library (March 2021)

New! JFT Digital Library   Members of the JFT Library can now access and instantly borrow from our selection of ebooks. Visit JFT OverDrive or download the Libby app and sign in with your library card number and PIN (last 4-digits of phone number). … Continue reading →

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