Culture Exchange

9th Jul, 2022

Culture & Education

Free

CJCC will conduct Tanabata Festival 2022 on 9th July, 2022. There will be Japanese cultural classes, Food & Beverage, other fun activities. For those who are interested in Japanese culture, please visit CJCC on the day! 

8th Apr, 2022

Culture & Education

Past Event

CJCC celebrated Khmer New Year to welcome the upcoming Khmer New Year 2022. CJCC had not celebrated Khmer New Year for a few years due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Therefore, this celebration was a very long-awaited and exciting occasion for all CJCC family.

Kizuna Festival

The Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival is an annual event that aims to introduce traditional and modern culture while also encouraging cultural and educational interactions between the two countries. Since 2012, the Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival has been co-organized by the Embassy of Japan and the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center. The Japan Foundation Asia Center, Phnom Penh Liaison Office joined as a co-organizer of the event in 2016.There are four main objectives as in the following:

Kizuna Festival
The Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival is an annual event that aims to introduce traditional and modern culture while also encouraging cultural and educational interactions between the two countries. Since 2012, the Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival has been co-organized by the Embassy of Japan and the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center. The Japan Foundation Asia Center, Phnom Penh Liaison Office joined as a co-organizer of the event in 2016.There are four main objectives as in the following:
Tanabata Festival

Tanabata Festival is a Japanese traditional festival that takes place every year on July 7th in Japan. The objective is to tell the narrative of Orihime (Altair Star) and Hikoboshi (Vega Star), two lovers in heaven who are only allowed to meet once a year on July 7th. To celebrate this occasion, the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC) in cooperating with the Embassy of Japan in Cambodia and Japan Foundation Asia Center in Phnom Penh will host a festival on the first or second weekend of July, with the aim of encouraging cultural exchange between Cambodia and Japan. We also add the Cambodian culture that has similar view to Japanese culture.

Tanabata Festival
Tanabata Festival is a Japanese traditional festival that takes place every year on July 7th in Japan. The objective is to tell the narrative of Orihime (Altair Star) and Hikoboshi (Vega Star), two lovers in heaven who are only allowed to meet once a year on July 7th. To celebrate this occasion, the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC) in cooperating with the Embassy of Japan in Cambodia and Japan Foundation Asia Center in Phnom Penh will host a festival on the first or second weekend of July, with the aim of encouraging cultural exchange between Cambodia and Japan. We also add the Cambodian culture that has similar view to Japanese culture.
Seasonal Activities

Setsubun, or "Seasonal Division," is an event that happens on February 3rd, one day before spring officially starts. Japan's natives have been performing rituals to ward off evil spirits.

Seasonal Activities
Setsubun, or "Seasonal Division," is an event that happens on February 3rd, one day before spring officially starts. Japan's natives have been performing rituals to ward off evil spirits.