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Mutual understanding. Ongoing engagement. Enduring friendship and trust. The Japan-America Society is your gateway to authentic, vibrant cultural exchange in Dallas/Fort Worth. Person-to-person and business-to-business connections form a solid foundation for the U.S.-Japan friendship; when you get involved, you’ll not only enrich your own life, but also promote international peace and understanding. Join us in building a more connected world!


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Speaker Program: U.S.-Japan Security Alliance
March 1, 2017

Grant Newsham, senior research fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, will speak about the crucial U.S.-Japan security alliance and the challenges the new administration may face in the Asia-Pacific region. Newsham, a retired U.S. Marine colonel, was the first Marine liaison officer to the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. He lived in Tokyo for twenty years and has served on two occasions as the Marine attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo.…
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Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner
April 4, 2017

Join us as we honor outstanding supporters of the U.S.-Japan relationship. Mr. Yoshihiko Miyauchi, Senior Chairman, ORIX Group, will receive the Sun & Star Legacy Award for his many significant contributions to strengthening U.S.-Japan relations for more than fifty years. Mr. Mark Berry, Chairman of the Dallas-Sendai Committee since 2005, will receive the Bridges-to-Friendship Award for his dedication to Dallas-Sendai friendship and exchange.…
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Run Sendai

Run Sendai! – Half Marathon and Tour
May 10, 2017

Travel to Japan and compete on the international stage! In addition to participating in the 27th Sendai International Half Marathon, you'll enjoy unique sightseeing activities and meet other international runners. Ten runners may participate. No qualifying times.
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Congratulations, DJA Japanese Speech Contest Winners! ...

The 20th Dallas Japanese Speech Contest 報告 We had the 20th Dallas Japanese Speech Contest. Followings are winners; Division 1 – Poetry Recitation – Mr. Kyler Moseley Division 4 – Free Speech (High School Beginner) – Ms. Victoria Nguyen Division 5 – Free Speech (High School Intermediate) – Mr. Heewon Huh Division 6 – Free Speech (College) – Ms. Brianna Nader Congratulations and Good luck for the State on March 4 at Rice University in Houston! We also had exhibition speeches by following 7 Dallas Japanese School students; Ms. Nanako Kurihara – “Revenge” Ms. Angelina Ehara – “Utilize the Best Practice in Education” Ms. Ayaha Hariyama – “To Preserve Japanese Traditional Culture” Ms. Yuki Masuda – “The Increase Use of Cell Phones” Ms. Yumiko Hastings – “Beach and Piano” Ms. Miyabi Zaizen – “Beauty of the Japanese Language” Ms. Yoshino Kano – “I will not give up” We thank our generous sponsors, participants, and all our great volunteers including students from Hosei University in Japan. Thank you all for coming, and we hope to see you again next year! 去る2月18日にダラス日本語補習校にて、第20回ダラス日本語スピーチコンテストが開催されました。優勝者は下記の通りです。 Division 1 – 詩朗読部門– Mr. Kyler Moseley Division 4 – 自由課題-高校初級 – Ms. Victoria Nguyen Division 5 – 自由課題-高校中級– Mr. Heewon Huh Division 6 – 自由課題-大学– Ms. Brianna Nader おめでとうございます。3月4日のヒューストン、ライス大学でのテキサス州大会での健闘を祈ります! あわせて下記7名の補習校生徒による模範スピーチも披露されました Ms. Nanako Kurihara – “Revenge” Ms. Angelina Ehara – “Utilize the Best Practice in Education” Ms. Ayaha Hariyama – “To Preserve Japanese Traditional Culture” Ms. Yuki Masuda – “The Increase Use of Cell Phones” Ms. Yumiko Hastings – “Beach and Piano” Ms. Miyabi Zaizen – “Beauty of the Japanese Language” Ms. Yoshino Kano – “I will not give up” ご来場いただいた方々には御礼を申し上げるとともに、スポンサー、参加者 そして 法政大学の学生、ボランティア等の本大会開催に際し、多大なるご協力いただいた皆様すべてに感謝申し上げます。本当にご来場、参加誠にありがとうございました。また来年のご来場、ご参加お待ち申し上げます。 This contest is organized by Dallas Japanese Association & Japanese Teachers Association of Texas, and supported by the following sponsors; ●  Hon. John M. Stich - Honorary Consul-General ●  Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth ● 「Fly into Tomorrow」 Japan Airlines ● 「Inspiration of Japan」 All Nippon Airways ● 「shaping tomorrow with you」 Fujitsu ● 「Let's go places」 Toyota ● 「Orchestrating a Brighter World」 NEC ●  Hankyu Hanshin Express USA Inc ●  IACE Travel ●  JFC International ●  JTB USA ●  Kintetsu ●  Primo Microphones, Inc. ●  Restaurant Fujiyama ● 「To be a good company」Tokio Marine America ●  Yamato Transport USA 第20回日本語スピーチコンテストは、ダラス日本人会とテキサス日本語教師会の主催運営および下記企業より協賛をいただいております ●  John M. Stich 名誉領事 ●  ダラス・フォートワース日米協会 ● 「明日の空へ、日本の翼」 日本航空 ● 「あんしん、あったか、あかるく元気!」 全日空 ● 「夢をかたちに」 富士通 ● 「Fun to Drive, Again」 トヨタ自動車 ● 「Orchestrating a Brighter World」 NEC ●  阪急阪神エクスプレス ● 「世界とつながる旅がはじまる」 IACE トラベル ● 「確かな商品と行き届いたサービス」JFC International ● 「感動のそばに、いつも。」 JTB USA ● 「いつも」を支え、「いつも以上」を創ります。近鉄 ● 「正心誠意」プリモ ●  Fujiyama レストラン ● 「To be a good company」東京海上 ●  ヤマト運輸

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