JASDFW 2023 Nengajo Contest

明けましておめでとうございます!Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu!Happy New Year!      Thank you to the teachers and students who participated in the JASDFW 2023 Nengajo Contest. For the Year of the Rabbit, we received 113 cards submitted by high schools and universities across the...

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Otsukimi Returns to a September Celebration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMn3XWzMsHc&t=19s Video Courtesy of Shota Kosuge FRISCO, September 10, 2022 – As the full moon rose over Simpson Plaza in Frisco, Texas, thousands gathered under its light to celebrate the many facets of Japanese culture at the 23rd annual Otsukimi...

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Aichi Spotlight: Ichinomiya

This article is courtesy of Ren Ito, who is a Japanese student spending part of his summer in the Dallas area. We are privileged to learn more his hometown of Ichinomiya in Aichi prefecture. Please also visit our Facebook...

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JASDFW Holds Its Inaugural Destination Japan Summer Camp

PLANO, July 20, 2022 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) hosted its first iteration of the Destination Japan Summer Camp from Monday, June 6 through Friday, June 10. This camp gave local children ages 8 to 12...

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Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner Returns to Springtime Event

  PLANO, June 27, 2022 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) hosted its annual Sun & Star Legacy Award on May 26, 2022 at the Omni Frisco Hotel. Sean Donohue, CEO of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, received...

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Japan Currents Symposium Highlights Vital Role of Logistics and Supply Chains

PLANO, March 31, 2022 – The first in-person Japan Currents Symposium since 2020 highlighted the movement of goods as a driver for growth in U.S.-Japan business and trade. Experts in the logistics and supply chains industry gathered for the...

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SMBC Americas CEO and Japanese Business Scholar Discuss Transpacific Economy

PLANO, March 16, 2022 – Finance and business experts spoke about the Japanese economy at a program entitled "Investing in North Texas and the United States: Japan’s Dynamic Financial Sector" on Friday, February 25 at the Westin Galleria in...

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JASDFW 2022 Nengajo Contest

Thank you to the teachers and students who participated in the JASDFW 2022 Nengajo Contest. For the Year of the Tiger, we received over 140 cards submitted by high schools and universities across the state of Texas.   Over the years,...

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Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth Honors Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae and Nobuko Sasae at 2021 Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner

The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) hosted its annual Sun & Star Legacy Award on October 4, 2021, at the Omni Frisco Hotel. Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae and Nobuko Sasae received the 2021 Sun & Star Legacy Award and...

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JASDFW Advocate, David Ball, Runs for Dallas-Sendai Relationship

Long-time Japan-America Society of Dallas Fort Worth (JASDFW) friend and volunteer David Ball recently ran his 15th consecutive Boston Marathon and, in the process, raised awareness for the Dallas-Sendai connection. A North Texas native, Ball’s mother is from the...

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