New Year's Festival Oshogatsu Kai 2022

Virtual New Year's Festival 2022

The New Japanese Canadian Committee of the JCCC is going to virtually hold the 2022 New Year’s Festival (Oshogatsukai).

The virtual festival programs are as below.

The Top Crafting/Spinning and Storytelling for kids, and Bingo games for seniors will be live streamed on Zoom.

The Senior Sing-a-Thon/Dance-a-Thon and Restaurants’ new 2022 menu 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 23rd.

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
@ Youtube, etc.



LIVE on Zoom

The registration is FULL. Thank you for your interest.

For Kids!! Crafting & Spinning Top!! Join Us!!

Let’s craft big and colourful top using familiar items.
Whose top will spin the longest?


Top Making & Spinning Tournament
Date:Sunday, January 23, 2022 @10:00AM~

Method : ZOOM
Early childhood educator from Japan will join as guest instructor!

LIVE Kamishibai (Storytelling with pictures) precedes Top Crafting!!

Top/Koma crafting


Children program “Daruma-san ga”


Children program “Neko no Oisha-san”



LIVE on Zoom

The registration is FULL. Thank you for your interest.

Join Us!! 2022 New Year’s Senior Online Bingo!

Let’s have fun playing online Bingo with friends & family!
Date:Sunday, January 23, 2022 @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!!

Senior Bingo 2022



Let’s Sing/Dance!! 2022 New Year’s Sing-A-Thon/Dance-A-Thon

One Song/Dance, One Heart, One Community
Song Title:「Ue wo Muite Arukou」(Japanese or English)
Dance: 「Koi」






Please contact to request the password for Dance-a-Thon.




Videos of Toronto Japanese Restaurants

Calling Japanese Restaurant owners to Introduce New Menu for 2022
@ Youtube, etc.




Kimono Show




January 23, 2022 10:00am - February 28, 2022 12:00pm
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