Kizuna Festival Photo

Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival is conducted once a year taking around 3 days and 4 nights in cooperation of Embassy of Japan, Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center, and Japan Foundation Asia Center. This is the biggest event which was conducted to celebrate the anniversary of the establishment of CJCC. It is the combination of CJCC festival and Japan week festival of the Embassy of Japan in the purpose to introduce Japanese traditional and modern culture in Cambodia and promote cultural exchange between the two nations. During these three days, there are various kinds of events including culture related program, Japanese language related seminar, exhibition, and special shows, etc. There are around 21,000 people were estimated to join in the event last year.

Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival 2019

Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival is an annual event co-organized by Embassy of Japan, Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center, and The Japan Foundation Asia Center since 2012 in the purpose of introducing traditional and modern culture of Japan and Cambodia and promote cultural exchange between people of the two counties. The event of this year will be held from February 21-24, 2019 under the theme of “Experience Together”.

Various cultural events and exhibitions will be organized during the festival as the following:

  • Performances by Japanese and Cambodian Artists (Minyo Girls, Area Rock Styler, Lakhon Basacc & Lakhon Khol Wat Svay Andet)
  • Let's try Origami, Calligraphy & Ikebana
  • Taking photo with Yukata and Kben
  • Japan-Cambodia Quiz Game
  • Experiencing Tea Ceremony
  • Mekong-Japan Traditional Fashion Show
  • CJCC-Students Japanese Speech Contest
  • Let's taste Khmer-Japanese food & dessert by CJCC
  • Experiencing Japanese & Khmer Martial Art
  • Match Flag Project
  • Worldship Orchestra Concert with Angkor Youth Orchestra
  • Udon Master Class by Marugame Udon
  • Japanese Movie Show (The Garden of Words, Pop In Q, A Tale of Samurai Cooking)
  • Futsal Match with SOLTILO
  • Let's Cosplay Kizuna by Narutail Guild
  • Study-in-Japan Information Corner
  • Workshop
  • Exhibition
  • Lectures
  • Others

Place: CJCC (Map:

Admission: Free (Everyone is Welcome!)

Official hashtag: #KizunaFestival2019

Co-organized by:

  • Embassy of Japan in Cambodia
  • Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC)
  • The Japan Foundation Asia Center Liaison Office in Phnom Penh

Gold Sponsors:

  • Cambodia Suzuki Motor Co., Ltd
  • AEON
  • Sathapana Bank
  • Sourire Pro And Art Co., Ltd

Silver Sponsors:

  • URATA S.E (Cambodia)Co., Ltd.
  • Starts Cambodia
  • Grab (Cambodia) Co., Ltd
  • PNH48 Japan Anime & idol Entertainment Café &Bar

Bronze Sponsors:

  • MarValue
  • TORIDOLL (Cambodia) Company Limited
  • Kurategakuen Phnom Penh
  • Minami (CAMBODIA) Co., Ltd
  • Samurai C International ltd.,inc
  • JT International (Cambodia) Co., Ltd.

Save your date on February 21-24, 2019! Stay tuned with us on the Facebook page. #KizunaFestival2019

Service Hours

Monday - Sunday
(8:00 - 17:00 - Closed on national holidays)

Library: 8:00 - 18:00
(Closed on every other Wednesday)

Hall & Seminar Room: 7:30 - 20:30
(Lunch Break: 11:30 - 13:30)

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Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center
The Royal University of Phnom Penh, Russian Confederation Blvd., Tuol Kork, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. P.O. Box 1290.

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