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The Japan-America Grassroots Summit

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  The 24th Japan - America Grassroots Summit 2014 is coming to San Diego in September.

The Opening Ceremony is planned at the PETCO Park on September 23rd. And the Closing Celemony and Farewell Party will be held at the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park on September 28th.
     
   
     
   
  2013 Shimane Summit Video  
    The 2013 Shimane Japan-America Grassroots Summit video is now available on CIE webiste.
     

KKC Teacher Fellowship 2014

KKC Teachar Fellowship 2011

  The Keizai Koho Center (Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs) in cooperation with the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) will sponsor a ten day Fellowship to Japan this summer for educators in the U.S. and Canada. The Fellowship allows teachers to learn first hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives...more
     

Order of the Rising Sun Conferred on NAJAS Chairman
Dr. Farrell   On November 3, the announcement of Imperial Decorations contained good news for Bill Farrell (and NAJAS); he was one of 11 Americans included in the 53 recipients of the 2011 Fall Imperial Decorations. Bill's award was the Order of Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. Congratulations to the Chairman.
The Conferment Ceremony was held on July 18, 2012.
     
    -Conferment Ceremony
    -Ceremony Photo Gallery
    -Announcement on the Consulate-General of Japan in Boston's website
    -Press Release
    -Annoucement on the Embassy of Japan in the United States of America's website
     

Former NAJAS President Sam Shepherd honored

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  The Government of Japan announced that His Majesty the Emperor of Japan has decorated Mr. Samuel M. Shepherd, currently a resident of Shoreline, Washington, with The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette. The award was made on November 3, 2010, Japan time, which is officially designated as "Culture Day" in Japan. Mr. Shepherd received the medal in recognition of his "contribution to strengthening of the relations between Japan and the United States through educational exchanges and internationalization of education in Japan...more
     
     

Japan-America Society of Greater Austin
  IAIDO Demonstration
Monday, June 16, 2014

JASGA Cultural program series in June 2014 will present Iaido demonstration by Mike Ross and Brian Nolte. Iaido is a Japanese martial art that is concerned with attack and defense against an opponent from the position of having the Japanese sword in the scabbard. Using the simultaneous draw and cut...more
     

Japan America Society of Minnesota
  Nichibei Lecture Series – June 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Dr. Hiroshi Nakato, an Associate Professor of the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development at the University of Minnesota will be giving a presentation on the topic of Model Organism “Zoo”...more
     

Japan America Society of New Mexico, Inc.
  "The Japanese House, Sukiya Style" A Presentation by Ron Griess
Sunday, June 29, 2014

Casa Sukiya - a contemporary Pueblo style house tempered by the simple, organic influence of traditioinal Japanese architecture. A small, efficient house that saves energy, water, space and time. A climate-specific dwelling with active and passive solar features...more
     

The Japan Society of Northern California
  Japan-US Innovation Awards
Wednesday, July 25, 2014

The Japan Society of Northern California’s Innovation Initiative, guided by an expert Japan – U.S. network of Venture Capitalists, academics and business persons, honors truly significant Japan – U.S. innovation and entrepreneurship...more
     


 
 









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