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The Japan-America Society of Washington DC is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, nonpartisan educational and cultural organization for individuals and corporations with an interest in Japan and US-Japan relations. Founded in 1957, the Society promotes greater understanding and networking between Americans and Japanese through its many cultural, public affairs, and educational programs. Serving the six million residents of the Nation's Capital region, the Society also sponsors programs of national significance, including the Japan Bowl®, the Sakura Matsuri, and the Annual Dinner.

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YUKI'S JOURNEY: A Fundraiser for the Taylor Anderson Memorial Fund
Contributions will help support Taylor Anderson Reading Corners in the Tohoku disaster area.
$30 donation per book
For more information (.pdf)>>
Please call us at 202-833-2210 for purchasing the book.

Mini cooking Class: SOLD OUT!
Tamagoyaki (Japanese Rolled Omelet) and Konbu Soup Making Class

Friday, October 2 at 5:30 pm @ JASW

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Online registration>>

Networking Lunch in Japanese
Friday, October 2 at noon @ JASW

Online registration>>

Monthly Kimono Class
Tuesday, October 20 @ JASW


JASW-JETAADC Networking Night
@ Perrys Restaurant 
(1811 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC 20009)

Wednesday, October 21 at 5:30 pm

Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop

Wednesday, October 21 @JASW

J-Book Club: The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura
Monday, October 26 at 6:30pm @JASW

Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
Every Wednesday,September 16 to October 28
There is no class on October 21.

For more information (.pdf)>>

Japanese-English Toastmasters Club
Tuesday, October 27 @ JASW

Looking for Japan-in-a-Suitcase Volunteers!
お話会 - Japanese Story Time
Every Wednesday

Membership Application/Renewal

  Japan Bowl®
 April 9 & 10, 2015

 An annual Japanese  language academic competition for  high school students from   across  the country 
Sakura Matsuri
Saturday, April 11, 2015

The nation's largest Japanese Street Festival, held as the climax of the National Cherry Blossom Festival
28th Annual Dinner &  Silent Auction with Guest Speaker Dr. George R. Packard

 Thursday, December 4, 2014

 A major national public  affairs  gathering that  honors  distinguished leaders  from America  and Japan.

 28tth Annual Dinner Registration Form (.pdf)>>

Silent Auction Donation Form(.pdf)>>

Tanaka & Green Scholarships

 The Japan-America Society of                Washington DC is pleased to  announce the establishment of the  Tanaka and Green Scholarships to  support short-term academic study (one semester or one academic year) at colleges and universities in Japan. The application deadline for the 2015-2016 academic year is July 15, 2015.  

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Japan in 2015: A Look at the Year Ahead

Thursday, January 22, 2015

 Japan in 2015 is an all-day symposium that gathers the top experts on Japan from think tanks, academia, the government, the press and the business and non-profit sectors to look at Japan's domestic and international prospects for the coming year.

List of panelist (PDF)>>

Japan in 2015 Transcript (PDF)>>


March 22 - 26, 2015

  Five of Japan's most recent 
  and best films, each in a 
  different genre, reflecting the
  the richness and diversity of   today's Japanese cinema

     The 2015 CineMatsuri list of films will be announced at the "CineMatsuri Encore" event at the Freer Gallery on Sunday, March 1. More information to come soon. 


Japanese Language School
Fall Semester 2015 (Sept. 28 - Dec. 3)

English Language School 秋期講座 2015 (Sept. 29 - Dec. 1, 毎週火曜日)


  (Fall 2015) 

Class Schedule>>

Language School General Information 

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Since January 1, 2015

2014 Annual Program Report




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