Cultural events

Events organized or co-organized by the Consulate General of Japan

Saint-Valentin Festival

Annual festival by the Municipality of Saint-Valentin, Sister City of Mimasaka in Japan, during which Japan-related activities are expected to take place.

Date[s] and Time[s]:

February 7 (Fri) to 14 (Fri), 2020

Location:

Saint-Valentin Municipal Building
790 4th Line Rd., Saint-Valentin, QC

Fee:

Free

For more info:

Website


The 31st Japanese Language Speech Contest of Quebec

Date[s] and Time[s]:

March 7 (Sat), 2020, from 10 a.m.

Location:

UQAM, Room R-M110 (Metro level)
315 Sainte-Catherine St. East, Montreal, QC

For more info:

Poster | Contest Rules


The 22nd Japanese Language Speech Contest of Atlantic Canada

Date[s] and Time[s]:

March 8 (Sun), 2020

Location:

Saint Mary's University
Halifax, NS


Events organized by other organizations

IMPORTANT NOTE: The events listed below are not necessarily co-organized, supported or endorsed by the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal. For further information, please contact the organizers directly. The Consulate General of Japan in Montreal assumes no responsibility for the quality or reliability of the content on external websites provided.

 

"Obsession - Sir William Van Horne’s Japanese Ceramics" Exhibition

Date[s] and Time[s]:

November 20 (Wed), 2019 to March 1 (Sun), 2020

Location:

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA)
Montreal, QC

For more info:

Website


The 2020 New Year's Luncheon of the "Association d'amitié Québec-Japon”

Date[s] and Time[s]:

January 26 (Sun), 2020, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location:

Château Maizerets, 2nd Floor
2000 Montmorency Blvd., Québec, QC

Fee:

Adults: $23, Children 7-12: $12, Children 6 and under: free*
Cash only, on the day of the event
* For children 6 and under, you may bring a packed lunch or order an additional bento for $12.

Registration deadline:

January 19 (Sun), 2020 (first come, first served; maximum 100 persons)

To register:

Email.


Please contact Ms. Masami Gauvin if you are interested in volunteering on the day of the event (general assistance or New Year's performance).


Ikebana International Monthly Activity

Koryu Shoutoukai School of Ikebana short demonstration and workshop with Josiane Girard.
*Please bring your own scissors, vase, and kenzan.

Date[s] and time[s]:

January 28 (Tue), 2020, at 1 p.m.

Location:

Mountainside United Church
687 Roslyn Ave., Westmount, QC

Fee:

$20

For more info:

Email


Japanese Book Club

The Argo Bookshop and the JET Alumni Association Québec/Atlantique (JETAA Q/A) invite you to their Japanese literature book club. This 19th edition will discuss "Convenience Store Woman" by Sayaka Murata.
No knowledge of the Japanese language required; the book can be read in any language.

Date[s] and Time[s]:

February 27 (Thu), 2020, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location:

Lounge of the Argo Bookshop
1915 Sainte-Catherine St. West, Montreal, QC

Fee:

Free

For more info:

Website | Email


"Les Grands Chefs Relais et Châteaux 2020"

Fondation de l’Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ) fundraising dinner with special invitee Hideaki Matsuo, chef and owner of Three-Star Michelin restaurant Kashiwaya, located in Osaka.

Date[s] and Time[s]:

May 28 (Thu), 2020
Cocktail from 6 p.m.
Dinner at 7 p.m.

Location:

Casino de Montréal
1 Du Casino Ave., Montreal, QC

For more info:

Website


MEXT Scholarship Announcements

MEXT Scholarship Application for Japanese Studies Students 2020

Every year, the Government of Japan (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology - MEXT) offers scholarships to foreign students who wish to study at Japanese universities. There are three types of Government of Japan scholarships offered through the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal: Japanese Studies Students, Research Students, and Undergraduate Students.

MEXT is now launching its 2020 application period for the Japanese Studies Students Scholarships, intended for undergraduate students already majoring in Japanese language and/or Japanese studies.

Deadline for the Submission of Applications
The required documents must be received by the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal no later than 5:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

(!) Make an appointment with the MEXT Scholarship Desk for verification of your application file before its submission. It is highly recommended that the appointment be scheduled early so as to allow time for amendments if necessary.

Tenure of the Scholarship
One year or less from September/October 2020

Consult the Consulate's website for more information.


2020 MEXT Scholarship Information Session

Intended for anyone interested in learning about MEXT Scholarships (Japanese Studies Students / Research Students / Undergraduate Students).
Space is limited and advance registration is required.

Date and time:

February 13 (Thu), 2020, at 2 p.m.

Location:

Consulate General of Japan in Montreal
1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 3333, Montreal QC

For more info
or to register:


Email


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