Category Archive: News and Announcements

North American Japanese Literary Forum

Multiple award-winning novelist HIRANO Keiichiro is coming to North America this March!

Seattle: Saturday, March 16, 12:15 PM @ Seattle Convention Center Room 609
Vancouver: Monday, March 18, 1:00 PM @ UBC Asian Centre Auditorium

The 145 years of Japanese Canadian History Zoom Seminar Series

The JNIC (Japanese New Immigrants Committee) has decided to launch a new “Japanese Canadian History seminar Part 2” as a continuation of the first series, which will delve more deeply into individual topics and people.

Session 1: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 8PM ET
Session 2: Tuesday, April 16, 2024 8PM ET

Hakuhodo Foundation 15th Japanese Language Exchange Program (For Overseas Schools)

The Hakuhodo Foundation is now accepting applications from overseas schools for participation in the 15th Japanese Language Exchange Program.
Application Deadline: Feb 19, 2024 Continue reading →

KOTATSU: Japanese Cinema at Innis Town Hall

We are back with our annual winter film showcase! This year we are bringing contemporary Japanese cinema to Innis Town Hall to warm your hearts and keep out of the cold with our soul-stirring lineup of films. The kotatsu (炬燵 … Continue reading →

SUZUKI Seijun Retrospective Tour Recap

As we wind down the year, we would like to recap our Canada-wide SUZUKI Seijun Retrospective Tour, in celebration of the iconic filmmaker’s centenary. Continue reading →