Welcome to the Japan America Society of Minnesota

Mission Statement

Our member supported, non-profit, non-political association is dedicated to bringing the peoples of Japan and the United States closer together in mutual understanding, respect, and cooperation. Through programs and interchange, we endeavor to promote an appreciation of cultural, educational, economic, public, and other affairs of interest to both peoples.

Membership in the society is open to individuals, corporations, and other organizations interested in furthering its programs. Supporting business relationships and providing a place where individuals can engage in Japanese cultural events is a driving force in JASM.

Founded in 1972, JASM is a member of the National Association of Japan-America Societies.


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Events on April 26, 2014
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: April 26, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Espresso Royale Cafe 1229 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN
    Description: As a part of the Japan America Society of Minnesota, we are organizing a time and place for people to be able to get together and practice Japanese language with their peers.

    There is no charge for these meetings; all that is required is knowledge of the Japanese language! Any level of proficiency is welcome. This group is meant for people to practice the Japanese language in a fun, open, and free environment. We will meet every Saturday around 3:00 pm at the Espresso Royale Cafe in downtown Minneapolis. Hope you can stop by!
Events on April 30, 2014
  • JASM Professionals Group Event
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 30, 2014 - 7:30 pm
    Description: http://mn-japan.org/2014/03/4415/

    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    Place: Fuji-Ya (Uptown Minneapolis location)
    600 Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408
    Cost: Free for JASM members, $5 for Non-Members
    If you join JASM prior to or at this event, we will waive the non-member fee! Attendees are encouraged to purchase their own food and drink at the restaurant.
    RSVP: The event is free for members, but we require everyone to make a reservation prior to the event using this RSVP form.

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