News and Announcements

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 →

Director’s Message

In the last two months, we have had the pleasure of welcoming guests back to our centre. I would like to thank everyone who cooperated with our partial re-opening procedures and helped to make our centre a safe space. As Toronto braces for the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic…

The 16th Hakuhodo Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship – Now Accepting Applications

The Hakuhodo Foundation is now accepting applications for the 16th Hakuhodo Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship. The Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature and Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research. In providing … Continue reading →