Category Archive: News and Announcements


The Japan Foundation, Toronto presents AGA-SHIO, a Piano and Tsugaru Shamisen duo that blend the passionate energy of Japanese folk music together with contemporary music, creating an entirely new form of Japanese music. Continue reading →

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

Application deadline: Monday, June 10th (Japan Time) Continue reading →

Ryusuke Hamaguchi Special Screenings

In conjunction with the Ryusuke Hamaguchi Retrospective: The Theatre of Emotions co-presented by The Japan Foundation, Toronto and Cinema Moderne from May 9 to May 13, 2019 in Montreal Canada, we will be featuring three special film screenings of his … Continue reading →

National Volunteer Week 2019

In 2018, the Japan Foundation was host to over 11,880 visitors to our gallery exhibitions, film screenings, lectures and events. All of these would not have been possible without the generous help of our volunteers. As part of National Volunteer … Continue reading →

Registration for the July JLPT in Edmonton is now open!

Registration Deadline: April 5, 2019 (4:00 PM Mountain Time) Continue reading →