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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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Monthly Kimono Class
Tuesday, September 16 @JASW
    Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
Every Wednesday, September 17 - October 15
    Brown Bag Talk: Asia in Washington
Implications for US-Japan Relations
Friday, September 19
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch Time Networking in Japanese
Friday, September 19 @ JASW
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop
Wednesday, September 24 @JASW
Calligraphy Shodo Workshop (6 Sessions) From September 29 - November 10
Every Monday at 6:30 pm @ JASW
Biomedical Innovation & Access: Perspectives from Japan & the US
Tuesday, September 30 @ JICC

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Looking for Japan-in-a-Suitcase Volunteers!

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お話会-Japanese Story Time
Every Wednesday 

Every Wednesday 

Membership Application/Renewal

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 2014-2015 academic year is July 15, 2014



 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

  March 23 - 27, 2014
  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

   Annual Dinner & Silent  Auction 
 Thurs, Dec 5, 2013

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

Japanese Language School - Fall 2014

English Language School - 秋期講座 2014

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 past events and photos.            

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1819 L Street NW, Level B2, Washington DC, 20036
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