Join us for the 31st National Japan Bowl competition on Thursday and Friday, April 13-14, 2023, at the University of Maryland College Park Campus.
Japan returns to the heart of DC on April 15-16, 2023, at the Japan-America Society of Washington DC’s (JASWDC) Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival.
Watch the full recording of “Japan in 2023”, held by the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings and the Japan-America Society of Washington DC on January 24.
Take a walk with us through D.C. as we explore small businesses that share Japanese culture through food, retail, nature, and more!
Become a part of the US-Japan community in Washington DC! What unites our members is a strong interest in Japan and a recognition that the Japan-America Society of Washington DC is the best way for them to connect to Japanese culture, language, and current affairs.
Show your support for Japan-America Society of Washington DC and shop a range of DC and Japan-inspired designs from local and international artists.
Craving sushi, ramen, or katsu curry? Use our Japanese restaurant guide to find the best local spots!
Japan-in-a-Suitcase (JiS) is a free program designed to share Japanese culture with schools and students within the greater Washington, D.C. area. Click to learn more and schedule a school visit!
As a grassroots, community-focused organization, the Japan-America Society of Washington DC welcomes all those wishing to volunteer with us throughout the year. Specific volunteer opportunities vary by season.
The Japan-America Society of Washington DC depends on your support to help us create and maintain programming that fosters the American-Japanese friendship. The Society is the only institution in the area that is dedicated to furthering grassroots U.S.-Japan relations through educational, cultural, corporate, and public affairs programming.