CONCEPT/HISTORY

Concept
The objectives of the Club are to promote friendship and mutual assistance
amongst members, to improve the welfare of the members, and to extend
services and friendship to the wider Hong Kong community.
History
1955.8.18 Established at Room 446, Metropole Hotel
(Now named as New World Tower), 16 Queen’s Road Central
Corporation Membership 16, Individual Membership 90
1956.8 Moved to Room 42-44, Embassy Court,
Sunning Road, Causeway Bay
Corporation Membership 28, Individual Membership 101

1961.4 Moved to Caroline Mansion,
8 Yung Ping Road, Causeway Bay
Corporation Membership 46, Individual Membership 274

1961.7 Established the Department of Economics

1963.4 Start of the Japanese Children Educational Class

1963.8 Publishing of the first edition of “Magazine Hong Kong”

1965.8 The 10th Anniversary
Moved to 10&11F, Entertainment Building,
30 Queen’s Road Central
Corporation Membership 56, Individual Membership 465
Opening of the Japanese Restaurant

1966.5 Established The Hong Kong Japanese School
(Independent of Educational Department in Hong Kong)

1969.8 Established The Hong Kong Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry
(Independent of the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Hong Kong)

1979.6 Established the Kowloon Branch
2F, Hang Lung Bank, Tsimshatsui Branch Building,
46-48 Granville Rod, T.S.T., Kowloon
Corporation Membership 309, Individual Membership 2,318

1983.6 Moved to 38&39F, Hennessy Centre, 500 Hennessy Road,
Causeway Bay
Corporation Membership 302, Individual Membership 2,107

1984.2 Kowloon Branch closed
Corporation Membership 300, Individual Membership 2,189

1989.9 Formed the Company Logo

1990.9 Changed to Company Limited from Society Ordinance

1995.11 The 40th Anniversary
Established the HK-Japan Cultural &
Education Exchange Foundation
Corporation Membership 591, Individual Membership 4,333

2005.10 The 50th Anniversary
The Japan Festival was held
Corporation Membership 429, Individual Membership 2,574

2007.1.12 Moved to 18F,19F, 68 Yee Wo Street,
Causeway Bay
Corporation Membership 406, Individual Membership 2,465

2016.3.1 Moved to 5F, 9F Unit 902, Tower 535, Jaffe Road 535,
Causeway Bay