All Programs

Join Japanese cultural programs to explore and engage in activities such as learning traditional arts, singing, dancing, exercising, martial arts, and much more.


Kengido class: Two men duel each other with boken before an audience of students

Kengido – Learn Japanese Swordplay 剱伎道

Sat, June 1, 2024 | 5:30-7:00pm & 7:30-9:00pm


Shogi piece in focus on board

Shogi Meetups

First & Third Saturday | 10am-12pm
Close up shot of multiple shuttlecocks on a badminton raquet

Adult Badminton

Wednesdays, 7-9:45pm
Nikkei Pickleball

Nikkei Pickleball

Tuesdays, 1:00-3:30pm
Digital Calculation Class

Digital Calculation Class

木曜日 4:10~5:00 日本語
KIZUNA: Japanese Arts

KIZUNA: Japanese Arts

Saturdays | 9:20am – 10:20am
Young children playing with drums, sitting on a parachute.

Rhythm ‘N’ Rhyme

Thursdays, 10 – 10:45am
Kanji calligraphy

習字クラブ Calligraphy Club

大人のみ 第2 & 4 木曜日 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Stretching out on a yoga mat


Tuesdays 11:00am – 12:00pm
Rhythmic gymnastics

Elite Gymnastics

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Iaido 居合道

Iaido 居合道

Tuesdays 7:00pm-9:00pm
A badminton racquet and birdie

Taz Badminton

Fridays, 12:00pm – 2:30pm
そろばん Ikoma Abacus

そろばん Ikoma Abacus

Fridays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
One aikido practitioner throwing another on the ground.

Aikido 合気道

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.
Self-defense in judo

Judo 柔道

Wednesdays and Fridays
Nikkei Karate 空手

Nikkei Karate 空手

Mon, Thur, Sat. 6-12yrs, Teens, Adult classes.
囲碁クラブ Igo Club

囲碁クラブ Igo Club

Every other Saturday, 1-5pm
Bonsai Club 盆栽クラブ

Bonsai Club 盆栽クラブ

Fourth Wednesday 7:00-9:00pm

How to Register for Programs

Certain programs at Nikkei Centre are managed by NNMCC, while others are independently led by dedicated program instructors.

  • For NNMCC-run programs, registration can be completed at the reception desk.
  • For all other programs, please reach out directly to the respective instructor for registration details.



  • 日系文化センター・博物館が運営するプログラムについては、受付で登録手続きをお願いします。登録が不要なドロップイン・プログラムもあります。
  • その他のプログラムについては、直接担当の団体・講師に登録詳細をお問い合わせください。

How to Present a Program

We are open to new programs. Please contact us if you would like to find out how to present a program at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre.



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