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.
YUKI'S JOURNEY: A Fundraiser for the Taylor Anderson Memorial FundWednesday, June 17 at 6:00pm
US-Japan Networking Night
Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 pm
@ Foley & Lardner LLP
Lunch Time in Japanese
Friday, June 5 & 19 at noon
Japanese Green Tea Class
Monday, June 8 @ noon
Hakutsuru Sake & Washoku Pairing at Zentan
Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30pm
@Zentan (1155 14th Street, NW, Washington DC)
SAVE THE DATE!!
Mini Cooking Class:
Grilled Salmon,Cucumber/Wakame Salad and more!
Friday, June 19
@ JASW Office
For more information & the online registration coming soon!
Monthly Kimono Class
Wednesday, May 27 at 5:30 & 6:30 pm @ JASW
Monthly Kanzashi Class
Friday, May 29 at 6:00 pm @ JASW
Lunchtime Yoga in Japanese
Every Wednesday, April 22 - May 27
Shodo (Calligraphy) Class
Every Monday, April 27 - June 8
Networking Lunch in Japanese
Friday, May 15 at noon @ JASW
Tuesday, May 26 @ JASW
J-Book Club: Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage: A novel
Monday, June 8 at 6:30 @ JASW
Looking for Japan-in-a-Suitcase Volunteers!
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.
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.
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.
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 - Spring 2015
English Language School - 春期講座 2015
Learn more about past JASWDC events.
Since January 1, 2015
2014 Annual Program Report