Grand Japanese Pop Culture Festival + Anime Song Concert 

Fri, 8th March 2013 2:00 pm–9:00 pm at River hall in El-Sawy Culturewheel (Zamalek,Cairo,Egypt)


The Japan Foundation Cairo Office held the first Anime Song Concert in Middle East where the famous Japanese Anime song singer, Hironobu KAGEYAMA was invited the Grand Japanese Pop Culture Festival focuses on Japanese Comic “Manga” and Animation “Anime”. There were more than 800 audiences from children to adult, from Animation Fan to inexperienced people in the Japanese Culture who enjoyed this Event so much.

・        There were many workshops for Origami, Japanese Calligraphy, Manga exhibition of Manga works by Egyptian Manga Lovers, Manga Style portrait corner, Manga Café (Japanese Tea Lovers Association introduced the tea ceremony Bonryaku Temae style ), Costume play experience corner, and Drawing corner (contributing messages & drawings to Japan) which assisted by JFC Volunteer staff.

・        The Costume Play Show was held by Egyptian Anime Lovers.

・        J-POP &Anime song singing contest: Result: Winner: Layla Mohamed “ Luca Luca Night Fever”, Japan Foundation Prize: Ramza “Michi- to you all” and Kageyama Prize: AinShamsUniversity, Japanese Department Students ”Manazashi”

・        Hironobu KAGEYAMA sang the famous Anime songs such as “CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA” the theme song of “Dragon Ball Z”.

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Anime Fan Meeting with Hironobu KAGAYAMA

Photograph Shooting with 6m height Grendizer, Egyptian Costume Players, and KAGEYAMA
Sat. 9th March 2013 from 9:00 at the Pyramid in Giza

Anime Fan Meeting  3 pm – 5 pm:Word hall in El-Sawy Culturewheel (Zamalek,Cairo ,Egypt

Egyptian Anime Manga Lovers have had a talk with Anime Song Singer Hironobu KAGAYAMA about the fascination of Anime Songs

Japanese Governmental Organizations took part in the Cairo International Fair

Tue. 19th –Fri. 29th March 2013 10 am~8 pm

@ Cairo Fair Ground, Japanese Pavilion, Japanese Culture Introduction corner

int fair

JFC participated in 46th the Cairo International Fair at the Japanese Pavilion introducing the Japanese culture, cosponsored by the Information & CultureCenter, Embassy of Japan in Cairo.

During the International Fair, we provided an opportunity for introducing the Japanese Culture such as the workshop of Origami, Japanese Calligraphy, Ikebana (Japanese Flower Arrangement) Demonstration, Photo Exhibition for World Treasure in Japan, and the Japanese Fashion Corner (Happi and Japanese school uniform, etc.). In average, there were about 580 people per day visited the corner; where they greatly enjoyed the versatile activities as they experience them.

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◎     3月のイベント報告 ◎

大ポップカルチャーフェスティバル + 影山ヒロノブアニメソングコンサート 

3月8日(金)14:00-21:00 場所:サウイ・カ ルチャーホイール(リバーホール)@ザマレク・カイロ


・        JFCボランティアスタッフの手を借りての折り紙と書道のワークショップ、エジプト人マンガ愛好家「エジマンガ」のマンガ展示及び、似顔絵コーナー、マンガカフェ(日本茶を飲みながら、日本のマンガを楽しむコーナー。茶道同好会が盆略手前を披露)、コスプレ体験コーナー、日本へのメッセージコーナー〈寄書〉など

・        エジプトのアニメファンによるコスプレショー

・        J-pop & アニメソングカラオケコンテスト

結果:優勝:Layla Mohmed「ルカルカ★ナイトフィーバー」基金賞:Ramza「道-to you all」


・        影山ヒロノブ氏が「ドラゴンボールZ」の主題歌「CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA」やグレンダイザーの主題歌など有名アニメソングを披露しました。

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3月9日(土)アニメファンミーティング!with 影山ヒロノブ


15:00~17:00 @:サウイ・カルチャーホイール(Word Hall)アニメソング歌手、影山ヒロノブ氏と、エジプトのアニメ・マンガファンがアニメソングの魅力について語りあいました。


カイロ国際見本市の日本政府機関ブース出展 3月19日(火)~29日(金) 10:00~20:00

場所:カイロ国際展示場 日本館内 日本文化紹介コーナー



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