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.

Calendar

December  2014
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Events on December 3, 2014
  • Corporate Roundtable
    Starts: 7:30 am
    Ends: December 3, 2014 - 9:00 am
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Events on December 6, 2014
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: December 6, 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!
  • Saint Paul-Nagasaki Sister City Committee Annual meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Party room at 111 Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul MN (Kellogg Square Apartments)
    Description: Join the Saint Paul-Nagasaki Sister City Committee for an evening of socializing, entertainment, and preview of 2015 on Saturday, December 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the party room at 111 Kellogg Blvd. (Kellogg Square apartments). This year’s silent auction will feature gift certificates from local businesses, Japanese items, and an Asahi beer and snack pack! Come to learn more about the SPNSCC tour going to Nagasaki for next October’s Kunchi Festival.

    Only $25 per person with sushi and hot food from Nakamori Japanese Bistro. Use Paypal on our website http://www.stpaulnagasaki.org or send a check to SPNSCC c/o Fusako Muro, 1701 Long Lake Road, New Brighton, MN 55112.
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Events on December 8, 2014
  • 日本人会お楽しみ会/Nihonjin-kai Pot Luck
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: December 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    Location: 日本語図書館Japanese Library;4231 Bloomington Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55407
    Description: 日本人会では毎月第二月曜日、お昼から持ち寄りの昼食会を行っています。ミネソタ在住の日本人との交流を楽しむことができます。お気軽にご参加ください。
    We are having a pot luck party the 2nd Monday of every month at noon. You can mix Japanese people who are living in Minnesota.
    日本語図書館では、本、ビデオ、DVDの貸し出しは無料です。
    Use of the Japanese Library is FREE and open to the public.
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Events on December 9, 2014
  • JASM Professional Group
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: December 9, 2014 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Zen Box Izakaya, 602 Washington Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55415, United States
    Description: Join us for the next JASM Professional Group event for a fun, social, networking event open to everyone. This event welcomes anyone who is looking to network professionally, culturally, or just looking to connect with people that have a common interest in Japan. The last event was a blast and we hope to see you at the next JASM Professional Group!
    Please RSVP at mn-japan.org
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Events on December 13, 2014
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: December 13, 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!
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Events on December 20, 2014
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: December 20, 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!
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Events on December 27, 2014
  • Japanese Speaking Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: December 27, 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!
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