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Sake Tasting

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Sake Tasting

Join us in March for our Sake Tasting event! The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and JASM are hosting this event where you will be able to try many varieties of sake, socialize, network, learn about sake and most importantly have fun! During the event, sake expert from Sake Story, Chris Griese will be giving a presentation to help you better appreciate the sake you will be tasting. Chris received his Advanced Sake Professional Level II Certificate in Tokyo, 2010. After his seminar, you will know about how to serve and store sake, and be able to distinguish the many styles and types of sake.   *Sake being brought are under the respective...

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Know Me Kai Club: Continuing to Welcome Expats to Minnesota

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Events, Featured, General | 0 comments

Know Me Kai Club: Continuing to Welcome Expats to Minnesota

On Tuesday, February 19th, JASM members and non-members alike are welcome to participate in our second “Know Me Kai Club” event at Sakura Restaurant & Bar at 6:00 p.m. on the 1st floor (wheelchair accessible). As with the previous event in October, “Know Me Kai Club” provides very open networking opportunities for everyone. Know Me Kai Club’s purpose is to continue in welcoming new Japanese expats to Minnesota. Please join us as we continue to make our new friends feel at ease. At this event, everyone can share stories about their experiences in Japan or Minnesota as well as interests in the culture and society both from a personal and...

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J-Quiz 2019

Posted by on Jan 10, 2019 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

J-Quiz 2019

On Saturday, February 16th, 2019, high school students from all over Minnesota will gather together to put their knowledge of Japanese Language and Culture to the test! Teams of students from each school will compete in 4 levels of difficulty. Students will first write an essay, then participate in a preliminary round of questions regarding Japanese Language and Culture. The winners of the Final Rounds are sent to Washington D.C. to compete in the national Japan Bowl and attend the Sakura Festival. This year again, we are inviting the family of the students, and anyone interested to come and watch the Final Rounds of J-Quiz! Schedule: Events in bold letters are open...

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Shinnenkai 2019 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

Shinnenkai 2019 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

Witness first hand a Japanese style New Year celebration! Japan America Society of Minnesota is proud to be bringing the sights, sounds, and tastes of a Japanese style New Year celebration in January 2019. About the event: Shinnenkai is an annual event which endeavors to bring Japanese style New Year traditions to Minnesota. The event is a perfect place for cultural exchange, meeting other Japanese related organizations like JASM, and to experience new things in a fun environment with performances, delicious Japanese food, and all sorts of fun for children too. We hope to create a fun family atmosphere that allows people of all ages to come together and experience a...

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Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2018

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2018

2018 Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 年次総会と忘年会のお知らせ JASM would love to see you at the 2018 Annual Meeting on the evening of Monday, December 10. We look forward to reporting about another successful year and will also discuss the exciting opportunities we are working on for the new year! Please join us at Sakura Restaurant as we elect and welcome our new JASM board members and officers. Following the Annual Meeting, please join us to celebrate the traditional end-of-year JASM gathering! This has been a favorite event for those who are missing the traditional end-of-year parties or Bonenkai in Japan. It is a wonderful way to celebrate with your...

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Know Me Kai Club: Please help us welcome new Japanese expats to Minnesota

Posted by on Sep 6, 2018 in Events, General | 0 comments

Know Me Kai Club: Please help us welcome new Japanese expats to Minnesota

On Tuesday, October 9th, JASM members and non-members alike are welcome to participate in our new “Know Me Kai Club” event at Saji-Ya Restaurant, at 6:00 p.m. “Know Me Kai Club” provides very open networking opportunities for everyone. On October 9th’s Know Me Kai Club’s goal is to welcome new Japanese expats to Minnesota. Please join us to show a warm welcome to make our new friends feel at ease. At this event, fellows can share stories about their experiences in Japan or Minnesota as well as interests in the culture and society both from a personal and professional perspective. Please join JASM’s “Know Me Kai Club” for great...

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