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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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Our office will be closed from December 22 to January 4 for the Holidays.

Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese                            
Every Wednesday, January 7 - February 4

Calligraphy Shodo Workshop (6 Sessions) 
From January 12 - March 2
Every Monday at 6:30 pm @ JASW

Networking Lunch in Japanese
January 16 at 12:00 - 1:00 pm @JASW 

Monthly Kimono Class
Tuesday, January 20 at 5:30 & 6:30 pm @ JASW

Seijin-shiki Photo Shoot
Friday, January 23 from 1:00 to 19:00 pm

J-Book Club: Sayonara, Gangsters
Monday, January 26 at 6:30 pm @ JASW

Looking for Japan-in-a-Suitcase Volunteers!

お話会-Japanese Story Time
Every Wednesday
Next Japanese Story Time will be held on January 14.

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Every Wednesday                       
Membership Application/Renewal

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)>>

 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

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


Japanese Language School - Winter 2015

English Language School - 冬期講座 2015

General Information 

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The Japan-America Society of Washington DC
1819 L Street NW, Level B2, Washington DC, 20036
(T) 202-833-2210 (F) 202-833-2456 Email: jaswdc@us-japan.org
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