Long-time Honorary Consul-General Receives Order of the Rising Sun From Government of Japan

On September 24, 2021, John Stich received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon from the Government of Japan. This recognition is awarded to those who have made distinguished achievements in international relations, promotion of Japanese culture,...

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JASDFW Receives Japan Foundation Grants to Support Language Programs

Left to right: Harry Whalen, JASDFW American First Vice President, Consul-General Hideo Fukushima, and JASDW Executive Director Paul Pass On August 3, the Honorable Hideo Fukushima, Consul-General of Japan in Houston, visited the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) to...

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Japanese Language Class

We are excited to offer Japanese language class to our community! Registration for our first classes are now open. Each class is limited to 10 students, don't miss out! PLEASE NOTE: JASDFW Japanese language classes are currently offered online via Zoom....

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Virtual Otsukimi Celebration Entertains Viewers from Around the World

PLANO, September 2, 2020 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW), in partnership with the Crow Museum of Asian Art of the University of Texas at Dallas, hosted its annual Otsukimi Moon Viewing Festival. The program was live...

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JASDFW Pivots to Online Programming in Spring 2020

PLANO, June 18, 2020 – Given the unfortunate COVID-19 pandemic affecting in-person gatherings, the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth began an online programming series in April 2020. Virtual events continued JASDFW’s tradition of delivering high-quality events to its diverse...

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Japan-America Society of Dalas/Fort Worth COVID-19 Update

Dear Friend, We know that this is a challenging time for North Texas, the entire country, for our friends across the Pacific in Japan, and around the world. As many other organizations have done, the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth...

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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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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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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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Japan Update Symposium to Examine U.S.-Japan Relationship One Week after Abe’s Summit with Trump

The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth will examine the state of the U.S.-Japan relationship at the fourth annual Japan Update Symposium on Friday, February 17 – one week after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s first official summit with President Donald...

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