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.
Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
Toddler-Hunting and Other Stories by Kono Taeko
Monday, December 7 @JASW
Kimono in Motion: An Introductory Class
Tuesday, December 8 @JASW
Monthly Kimono ClassTuesday, December 15 @ JASW
Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
Thursday, December 17 @JASW
For more information coming soon!
Online registration coming soon!
Looking for Japan-in-a-Suitcase Volunteers!
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.
YUKI'S JOURNEY: A Fundraiser for the Taylor Anderson Memorial Fund
$30 donation per book
For more information (.pdf)>>
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)
Learn more about past JASWDC events.
Since January 1, 2015
2014 Annual Program Report