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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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Mini Cooking Class #3
Renkon no Hasami Age
-Fried pork stuffed lotus root in sauce-

Friday, August 22 @JASW

Monthly Edo Tsumami Kanzashi Workshop

Monday, August 25 @JASW

Monthly Kimono Class
Tuesday, August 26 @JASW

Lunch Time Yoga in Japanese
Every Wednesday, August 6 - September 10

J-Book Club
Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales
by Yoko Ogawa

Monday, September 8 @JASW
6:30 pm

Kirin Beer Garden Party
Tuesday, September 9
@Perrys Restaurant
5:30 - 7:30 pm

RSVP by Monday, September 8
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Looking for Japan-in-a-Suitcase Volunteers!

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Application (.doc)>>

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
Registration will start on Friday, August 22.

English Language School - 秋期講座 2014
Registration will start on Friday, August 22.

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General Information 

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  Past Events
  Click below to see a list of our
  past events and photos. 

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