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.
Let's Help Kumamoto!!!
Networking Lunch in Japanese
Sake vs. Shochu
Friday, May 6, 7:00 pm @JASW
Instruction Manual for the 21st Century Samurai by Alexei Maxim Russell
Monday, May 16 from 6:30 pm @JASW
Monthly Kimono Class
Tuesday, May 17 @JASW
Calligraphy Shodo Workshop
Every Wednesday (May 18 - June 22) 6 sessions
from 6:30 pm @ JASW
Mini Cooking Class- Okonomiyaki
Friday, May 20 from 5:30pm @JASW
Thursday, May 26 from 6:00 pm @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.
Japan in 2016: A Look at the Year Ahead
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Japan in 2016 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.For more information (.pdf)>>
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
For more information (.pdf)>>
Still accepting students!
Japanese Language School
Spring Semester 2016 (April 25 - June 30)
English Language School 春期講座 2016 (4月26日- 6月28日, 毎週火曜日)
Language School General Information
Learn more about past JASWDC events.
Since January 1, 2015
2015 Annual Program Report