News and Announcements

Cheers to 30 years

We’re celebrating our 30th birthday this month! On November 8, 1990, The Japan Foundation arrived in Canada and set up a small office in Toronto. Over the years, we have grown in numerous capacities, moved offices, and expanded operations to engage our patrons and community through our many programs and activities. Continue reading →

JF HQ website survey

The Japan Foundation headquarters is getting a new website! Please help us by sharing your opinions and suggestions on the official Japan Foundation website, which is going to be renewed. Continue reading →

Important Message From The Japan Foundation, Toronto

The health, safety and well-being of our patrons, students, staff and volunteers are very important to us. Considering the current changing circumstances, with everyone’s safety in mind, The Japan Foundation, Toronto has decided to temporarily close the centre to the public from October 13, 2020. All of the online programs will continue as announced. Continue reading →

New Japan Foundation President Announced

The Japan Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of UMEMOTO Kazuyoshi as the new President of the Japan Foundation on October 1, 2020, succeeding ANDO Hiroyasu. Continue reading →

JF Survey on Traditional Performing Arts

What are you interested in? What would you like to see? Japan Foundation is producing a short film series about Japanese traditional performing arts. Your comments and suggestions are greatly appreciated as we move forward in launching this project. Continue reading →