Please be advised that we will be closed on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, and from Thursday, December 25 to Friday, January 2, 2015,

due to the Year-End/New Year Holidays. We will open on Monday January 5, 2015.


Government Information/Announcements
Embassy News
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Please be aware that due to city construction, the Embassy's front gate on Sussex Drive and Boteler Street may be restricted. Should the front gate be unavailable, please use the back gate on Bolton Street to visit the Embassy.


December 18, 2014 new

Kobe Biennale 2015


December 9, 2014 new

Canada Japan Literary Award Winners


December 1, 2014 new

Opening for a Cultural Assistant


November 21, 2014

Seventh Round of Negotiations for Japan-Canada Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) - Results


November 18, 2014

Japan-Canada Summit Meeting


November 12, 2014

Seventh Round of Negotiations for Japan-Canada Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)














Foreign Policy News






For information related to

the Great East Japan Earthquake, please click here.

November 20, 2014 new

Celebrated Japanese children's author visits Ottawa schools

November 18, 2014

Japan Lecture Series:
Canadian Scholar-Diplomats and Canada-Japan Relations 1929-1950


November 14, 2014

Japanese Film Festival 2014

November 6, 2014

JET Welcome Back Reception

October 18-19, 2014

Sogestu Ikebana Exhibition

September 20-21, 2014

Ottawa Bonsai Society 2014 Exhibition




The Embassy of Japan organizes various events througout the year. If you wish to register to our cultural events email service, please send us your contact information to the following:



The Ambassador of Japan to Canada

His Excellency Norihiro Okuda


- Ambassador Okuda's CV
-New Year's Greetings
-List of Successive Japanese Heads of Mission to Canada


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The Embassy of Japan in Canada

255 Sussex Drive

Ottawa, ON K1N 9E6


Tel: 613-241-8541



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Last updated: Dec. 19, 2014
Upcoming Embassy Events


January 28, 2015, 7:00pm new

Japan Lecture Series -

Left Behind: From Japanese Administration to Colonial Nostalgia on Formosa

Embassy of Japan

255 Sussex Drive

Registration starts in January


March 7, 2015, 1:30pm new

The 26th Japanese Speech Contest in Ottawa

Rules and Regulations  Application Form

Embassy of Japan

255 Sussex Drive









Japan-Related Events

*Please note that these events are not sponsored by the Embassy of Japan. Please contact the organization responsible for further information.*


March 9, 2015, 8:00pm new

Kodo: Taiko Dance Performance

National Arts Centre

53 Elgin St.




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