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Schedule for Cinema Programs



Information and Culture Center


  • 2nd Floor, 81 Corniche El Nil Street, Maadi, Cairo, Egypt

    P.O.Box 500, Maadi

    Tel:  +20 (0)2
    2528 5903 / 5904
    Fax: +20 (0)2
    2528 5906

    Email :culture@ca.mofa.go.jp

    >> For a map of our center's location, click here.

  • Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday

  • Closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Embassy holidays

  • The Center will be closed for the public at 2:00 p.m. during Ramadan.

Outline of our Center

The Information & Culture Center is the cultural and public affairs section of the Embassy of Japan in Egypt. It hosts a wide range of activities aimed at boosting the friendship and understanding between Egypt and Japan. Our primary role is to promote better understanding of Japan and Japanese culture by providing a wide range of information, educational services and cultural programs for the public.


Our center’s facilities include a research library, a multipurpose hall, which accommodates around 100 people, and a reception hall with a wide variety of Japanese cultural products, like dolls, toys and clothes, etc.

The Center's Library





Film Show



The library of the Center houses books in English, Japanese, and Arabic languages, providing information on Japan. The Japanese newspaper is also available at the library. The library has also a lot of information about Japanese universities and scholarships for people who want to study in Japan. The opening hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday.


Library Guide (PDF)


Multipurpose Hall

As a means for introducing Japanese culture, life and society to the Egyptian people, the Center holds JEN Open Salon and screens feature films with Arabic subtitles.


Schedule for Cinema Programs




Picture Time




DVD and Videotape Library


The Center offers the special opportunity to take photos of your kids wearing Japanese traditional costume.

Picture Time!


The Center has a library for documentary and cultural DVDs and videotapes on various aspects of Japanese life. These DVDs and videotapes can be lent to schools, cultural organizations and clubs.


List of  DVD and Videotape Library




Information Bulletin






The Center issues bulletin in Arabic, English and Japanese language.

Information Bulletin - Index






Activities outside of the Center

The Information & Culture Center sometimes organizes cultural activities outside of the Center, so that wide range of Egyptian people can experience and enjoy Japanese Culture. Here you can see staff from our Center visited Egyptian cultural centers, Egyptian primary schools, junior schools and high schools etc… For recent information, please call to the center.


Related Organization for Japanese Culture

The Japan Foundation [ http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/ ]
It is an organization for international cultural exchange, responsible for a broad variety of cultural exchange programs with personnel exchange as their basic premise, ranging from such academic pursuits as Japanese studies and Japanese language education to the arts, publishing, audio-visual media, sports, and general culture.

The Japan Foundation Cairo Office [
http://www.jfcairo.org/home.html ]

5th Floor, Cairo Center Building
2 Abdel Kader Hamza St. Garden City Cairo
Tel : +20
-(0)2 -2794-9719
Fax: +20
-(0)2 -2794-9085

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