• The 10th International Silent Film Festival
    • PuppetXchange: Arts of Puppetry from Japan and the Philippines

      The Cultural Center of the Philippines and the Japan Foundation, Manila proudly present lectures and demonstrations on Bunraku, the Japanese traditional puppet theater, and the emerging...

    • The 10th International Silent Film Festival
    • EIGASAI Packs Extra Punch in 2016! Opens on July 7 with the Brilliant Period Film KAKEKOMI

      The Japan Foundation, Manila enhances the DirectorTalks, expands screenings to Baguio and partners with the Cinemalaya for its highly-anticipated annual film festival

    • Sensei no Wa
    • Sensei no Wa


      “Sensei no Wa” is open to both experienced and neophyte Japanese-language teachers, and offers a...

    • Sensei no Wa
    • MARUGOTO Conversational Japanese for Everyone A2-1 Module 2

      Are you interested in Japanese culture? Do you know a little Nihongo and would like to improve your speaking skills? Then the MARUGOTO A2-1 course is for you!


    • Sensei no Wa
    • JLPT Interactive Lecture and Exercises in BAGUIO

      The Japan Foundation, Manila will conduct the “JLPT Interactive Lecture & Exercises” N5 & N4 for the first time in Baguio! Prepare yourself for the upcoming JLPT (Sunday – December 4,...

    • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! HANDs (Hope & Dreams) Program For Disaster & Environmental Education + Creativity 2016-17
    • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! HANDs (Hope & Dreams) Program For Disaster & Environmental Education + Creativity 2016-17

      The Japan Foundation, Manila is looking for young professionals and university students (preferably graduate level) active in using creativity and innovation to address social issues...

    • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! HANDs (Hope & Dreams) Program For Disaster & Environmental Education + Creativity 2016-17
    • The Japan Foundation Accepts Grant Applications FY April 2016 – March 2017 (2nd Round)

      The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) is currently accepting applications for the 2nd round of fiscal year April 2016 – March 2017 under the Japan Foundation’s Asia Center Grant Program—Strengthening...

    • Japan Foundation Summer Institute 2016

      The Japan Foundation, Arts and Cultural Exchange, Japanese education in foreign countries, and through the activities in the three areas of Japan research and intellectual exchange, expanding the dialogue with the people of foreign...


Response to Media Speculation

September 5, 2016
The Japan Foundation, Manila

Today, certain media reported about the potential visit of Haruki Murakami to the Philippines in relation to our project. Please note that the report is not based on any public announcement by the Japan Foundation, Manila.

The Japan Foundation, Manila confirms that it is considering a fun-run event, but nothing has been decided at this point.

Any further announcement will be made when appropriate.


In Observance of EiD’l Adha  (Feast of the Sacrifice)

 The Japan Foundation, Manila
(Office and Library)

will be Closed on
September 12, 2016 (Monday)

求人/Job Vacancy Announcement

マニラ日本文化センターは下記のポジションを募集します。 The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) would like to invite applications for following position:


1.   求人内容/Job Opportunity




Closing Date



Japanese Language Program Coordinator





(JLPT / Japanese Language Education)




Monday, September 5, 2016

5:00 p.m.



Preparation and Management for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test held twice a year (July, December)

Contact and Inquiries

The Japan Foundation, Manila
Address: 23F, Pacific Star Bldg., Sen. Gil Puyat Ave. corner Makati Ave., Makati City
TEL: 02-811-6155 to 58  FAX: 02-811-6153
E-mail: employment@jfmo.org.ph
(Contact person: Mr. Taro Naritomi)

Download:  Job Vacancy Announcement for JLPT and JFM official Application Form


The result of the 2016 (Sunday - July 3) Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) of duly registered examinees who have correctly written (8-digit password - numbers only) on the JLPT application form last March/April 2016 (in the Philippines) will be made available from August ​24, 2016 (​Wednesday - ​10:00 a.m.) to  ​October 31, 2016 (​Monday - 5:00 p.m. Japan Time).



The Examinee's Registration Number and the PASSWORD are required to be able to access the test result online. Should an examinee fail to view the test result online - The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) is to disseminate the score report / certificate  (printed / hard copy) by the middle of September 2016.

​ The hard copy of the JLPT RESULT will be forwarded to the given MAILING ADDRESS as written by the examinee on the application form. ​


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