Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC)

About Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC)

Founded in 1963, the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC) is a not-for-profit organization which celebrates the unique culture, history, and legacy of Japanese Canadians for the benefit of all Canadians. The JCCC Vision is to enrich lives globally through the promotion of the Japanese Canadian experience and traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. The Centre offers a wide variety of Japanese cultural programs for its 5,000 members and over 200,000 annual visitors: film screenings, traditional and contemporary Japanese performance, seasonal festivals, art and history exhibitions, Japanese language classes and a wide range of courses and workshops in traditional and contemporary Japanese cultural arts and music. The Moriyama Nikkei Heritage Centre celebrates the history of the Japanese Canadians acting as a hub for the Nikkei diaspora internationally. The JCCC is also host of the Toronto Japanese Film Festival, one of the largest festivals of its kind attracting A-list stars, directors and international premieres.

Contact Information

James Heron, Executive Director
6 Garamond Court, Toronto Ontario, ON, M3C 1Z5
jamesh [at] jccc.on.ca