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.
SAVE the DATE!!
Mini Cooking Class
Friday, February 26 at 6:00 to 8:00 pm @JASW
For more information coming soon!
Online registration coming soon
Networking Lunch in Japanese
February 5 & 19
Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka, Vol. 1 by Naomi Urasawa Monday, February 8 from 6:30pm @JASW
Soroban (Japanese Abacus) Workshop
Tuesday, February 16, 23 and March 1 @JASW
Tidal Basin Clean Up
Saturday, March 5 at 9am to noon
@ Japanese Lantern – at 17th Street and Independence Avenue SW, just south of the World War II Memorial.
Kimono in Motion: Introductory Class
Tuesday, March 8 @ JASW
Monthly Kimono Class
Tuesday, March 15 @ JASW
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.
Dates to be announced soon.
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
Winter Semester 2016 (Jan. 11 - Mar. 17)
English Language School 冬期講座 2016 (Jan. 12 - Mar. 15, 毎週火曜日)
Language School General Information
Learn more about past JASWDC events.
Since January 1, 2015
2015 Annual Program Report