JASDFW COVID-19 Update

The Staff of the JASDFW has made the decision to close our offices for the foreseeable future, in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. We will be practicing ‘social distancing,’ and working from home. As soon as possible, we will return to work in our offices, but for the time being, should you need to contact us you can still reach us through our social media platforms and info@jasdfw.org. We thank everyone in our community for their patience at this time. Thank you and click here for more information, including which businesses in our area are still in service.

Your Link to Japan in North Texas

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!

50th Anniversary of Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth

Commemorating the past. Celebrating the present. Creating a legacy. In 2020, JASDFW celebrated its golden anniversary. The Society has achieved much since its birth in 1970, steadily building friendship and understanding between Japanese and Americans in North Texas. With the continued expansion of Japanese business in the region, the Society is poised to enter an exciting new chapter for the next 50 years. Please click here to learn more.


Upcoming Events

[Online] Summer Japanese Class 1
July 14, 2022

This course is for beginners who are looking for a general understanding of the Japanese language and to practice some common expressions used in personal conversations. Students will learn some basic Japanese grammar and sentence structures as they learn how to introduce themselves and share simple personal details in Japanese. They will also learn familiar […]… More

2022 Annual Sake Tasting and Lecture
July 15, 2022

Our Annual Sake Program is Back!   After successful online programs in 2020 and 2021, the sake tasting and lecture returns as in-person event. This is one of the Society’s most popular annual programs and a highlight of our summer schedule. We will have a guided experience led by our friends at Sake Social, complemented […]… More

Japanese Beer Garden and Family Fun
August 13, 2022

  The Japan-America Society is excited to partner with Rollertown Beerworks on a special family-friendly event. Join us to celebrate summer with family activities, such as Japanese culture bingo and traditional drumming from Dallas Kiyari Daiko, and learn about Japan from our amazing staff. There will be food available for purchase from F&F Express. Visit […]… More

2022 Otsukimi Moon Viewing Festival
September 10, 2022

Our popular Otsukimi program returns to Frisco! Our 23rd annual Otsukimi will return to its normal in-person September schedule for the first time since 2019. This event has become one of the region’s largest Japanese cultural celebrations. Festivities include musical performances, haiku readings, vendors selling Japanese food and collectibles, themed art and family-friendly activities. The […]… More


News

Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner Returns to Springtime Event

  PLANO, June 24, 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 the 2022 Sun & Star Legacy Award and business leader Hideto Nishitani was honored with […]

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 return of the symposium on March 9, 2022, at the Irving Convention Center. The annual Japan […]

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 Dallas. The event was the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth’s first in-person business luncheon in approximately […]


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