Category Archive: News and Announcements

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 →

JFF Plus Talk: Documentaries From Japan

NOW AVAILABLE on our YouTube Channel! Watch the recording of the LIVESTREAM talk between local film experts in CANADA Jesse Cumming, Dr. Darcy Gauthier and moderator Joanna Maracle to gain insights on documentaries from Japan. 

Announcing JFF Plus: Online Film Festival (February 5–14, 2021)

This February the Japan Foundation, Toronto is proud to present JFF Plus: Online Festival, the Canadian edition of the Japanese Film Festival. Cinephiles and Japanese culture enthusiasts can take a deep dive into contemporary cinema from Japan and enjoy 17 feature films from a variety of genres, including drama, documentary, thriller and comedy, and 11 animation films. All films are free admission and can be enjoyed from the safety and comfort of home. Continue reading →