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New Year's Festival 2021 poster

Virtual New Year’s Festival 2021

Due to the current pandemic, the New Japanese Canadian Committee of the JCCC is going to virtually hold the 2021 New Year’s Festival (Oshogatsukai).

The virtual festival programs are as below.

The Fukuwarai Games and Storytelling for kids, and Bingo games for seniors will be live streamed on Zoom.

The Senior Sing-a-Thon and Restaurants’ catering information as well as New Year’s speeches of Consul General Takuya Sasayama and JCCC president, Gary Kawaguchi and etc. will also be video streamed starting Sunday, January 24th.

All contents will be available on the JCCC HP / JCCC Youtube channel. For registration/inquiry, please e-mail

We are hoping that you will participate in this happy and fun event.


New Year Greeting
Gary Kawaguchi, JCCC President
Takuya Sasayama, Consul-General of Japan in Toronto
Video Streaming starts: Sunday, January 24th, 2021
@ Youtube, etc.



LIVE on Zoom

The registration is FULL. Thank you for your interest.

For Kids!! Fukuwarai Game!! Join Us!!

Let’s have fun playing online Fukuwarai Game with friends & family.
Mrs. Yukari Ikebata (Ikebata Nursery) welcomes you to play & laugh together!

Date:Sunday, January 24, 2021 @10:00AM~
Method : ZOOM
LIVE Kamishibai (Storytelling with pictures) precedes Fukuwarai!!

2021 JCCC New Year's Festival Storytelling (in Japanese)
"Kami Celebrates at the beginning of New Year" by Ikebata-sensei

Fukuwarai Zoom 2021


LIVE on Zoom

The registration is FULL. Thank you for your interest.

Join Us!! 2021 New Year’s Senior Online Bingo!

Let’s have fun playing online Bingo with friends & family!
Date:Sunday, January 24, 2021 @10:30AM~
This program will be conducted in Japanese. However, we will call alphabets and numbers in English, too.
Method : ZOOM
Prizes to be Won!!

Bingo Oshogatsu 2021



Let’s Sing!! 2021 New Year’s Senior Sing-A-Thon!!

One Song, One Heart, One Community
Song Title:「Aoi Sanmyaku」(In Japanese)
Video streaming starts:Sunday, January, 2021 after ‘Senior Online Bingo Game’




Videos of Toronto Japanese Restaurants

Introducing Japanese restaurants with their Pandemic take-out menu
Video Streaming starts: Sunday, January 24, 2021
@ Youtube, etc.



January 24, 2021 10:00am - January 31, 2021 11:59pm
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