Information and Culture Center
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
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.
The Center offers the special opportunity to take photos of your kids wearing Japanese traditional costume.
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
>> 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.
Related organization for Japanese culture
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.
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
JEN Japan Egypt Network Youth [ http://www.facebook.com/JENYouth/ ]