News and Announcements

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 →

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 →