IJCCI acts as a bridge between the Japanese and the Indian artistes and art lovers, and organises Indian and Japanese programmes in cooperation with the local Japanese residents and cultural organisations interested in promoting the various cultural activities.
The Chamber has been organizing lectures of academic interest on Japan and India by eminent intellectuals, Professors and Diplomats. Screens films and videos on Japanese life, culture and development for students, business executives and general public regularly.
Conducts several cultural events - Japanese classical and western music, exhibition of Japanese paintings, Ikebana demonstrations, martial arts etc., with the cooperation of visiting Japanese cultural teams and the Consulate General of Japan at Chennai.
Presents diverse programmes on Indian culture for expatriates and visiting Japanese guests from time to time. Receives cultural teams from Japan and organizes cultural programmes for Indian audience on request. Coordinates sending Indian artistes to Japan on request from several Japanese cultural organizations.
Constituted a Japan Round Table comprising eminent academicians and administrators for stimulating greater interaction with Japan at higher academic and intellectual levels.