JASDFW Celebrates Largest-ever Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner

https://youtu.be/NZOvoUqyHv8 DALLAS, May 28, 2019 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) hosted its annual Sun & Star Legacy Award on May 13, 2019 at the Omni Frisco Hotel. Irene Hirano Inouye received the 2019 Sun & Star Legacy Award and Dallas...

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In Reflection: Takeaways from the 2019 Japan Update

PLANO, TEXAS – Earlier this year on February 15, 2019, the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth in partnership with Southern Methodist University’s John G. Tower Center for Political Studies hosted its 6th Annual Japan Update. Featuring guest speakers, Dr....

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Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth Announces New Executive Director

Paul Pass to succeed the retiring Anna McFarland   DALLAS (Dec 12, 2018)  The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) announced today it will welcome Paul Pass as the new executive director effective Jan. 7. Pass will succeed Anna McFarland, who is retiring...

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Humans of Minamisanriku: Joint Project by Students of Baylor University and Tohoku University

The Baylor in Japan (BIJ) Summer Intensive Japanese program began in 2012 one a year after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. The BIJ program not only focuses on language immersion and learning, but also on community service. In...

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Relief funds for Japan’s flooding victims

The organizations below have established campaigns to provide relief funds to the people affected by recent terrible flooding in southwestern Japan. Please share these links with your friends and colleagues, and let's support the disaster victims.

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Sake Tasting Brings Japanese Brewers to Texas

On Wednesday, June 13, the Japan-America Society welcomed more than 120 guests to its second annual Sake Tasting & Lecture. Sake expert gave an engaging presentation on their experience brewing in Japan, and Japanese brewers provided many varieties of top-shelf...

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Dallas Runners Complete Sendai International Half Marathon

Each year, two highly skilled runners travel to Dallas' sister city, Sendai, to compete in the Sendai International Half Marathon.  We would like to congratulate Kim Richards and Kiran Gyr for representing the City of Dallas and successfully completing...

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Governor Hideaki Ohmura and Shinsuke Takahasi Honored at Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner

Mr. Hideaki Ohmura, Governor of Aichi Prefecture, received the Sun & Star Legacy Award for fostering cooperation and friendship between the two countries, specifically between Aichi Prefecture and the State of Texas. Mr. Shinsuke Takahashi, Chairman of the Board and Head of Government Relations...

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Sendai Vice Mayoral Delegation Visits Dallas

A City of Sendai delegation led by Vice Mayor Akira Fujimoto visited Dallas from May 18 to 21. Delegation members met with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, toured Toyota's Plano headquarters and the Dallas Arts District, and attended the Japan-America...

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Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner Breaks Records

On April 4, 2017 the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth honored Senior Chairman Yoshihiko Miyauchi of ORIX Group and Dallasite Mark Berry at its 2017 Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner, held at The Westin Galleria Dallas. We welcomed...

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