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 Fund
Contributions will help support Taylor Anderson Reading Corners in the Tohoku disaster area.
$30 donation per book
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Please call us at 202-833-2210 for purchasing the book.
Japanese-English Toastmasters Club
Tuesday, July 28 at 6:30 @ JASW
Japanese Sign Language
Monday, August 3 at Noon to 1:00pm@JASW
J-Book Club: Evening Clouds: A Novel
Monday, August 3 at 6:30 pm @ JASW
Japanese Calligraphy -ShodoFor more information (.pdf)>>
Every Monday, August 3 to September 14
at 6:30 to 8:00pm @JASW (6 Sessions)
Monthly Kimono Class
Wednesday, August 5@JASW
- Ghost Story-Telling -
Friday, August 7 at 6:30 pm @JASW
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 - Summer 2015
July 13 - September 17
English Language School - 夏期講座 2015
Language School General Information
Learn more about past JASWDC events.
Since January 1, 2015
2014 Annual Program Report