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Corporate Roundtable: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Corporate Roundtable: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Corporate Roundtable  Speaker: Eric Fung, Owner, and Operator of United Noodles JASM are very pleased to welcome Eric Fung, the owner of United Noodles, to serve as the speaker for JASM business series event, the Corporate Roundtable on Wednesday, April 25th. Mr. Fung will speak on the topic of  “The Perils of Orientalism: How Genuine Authenticity Will Increase Multicultural Understanding and Positively Affect a Business’ Bottom Line.” With his extensive knowledge of Japanese culture, Mr. Fung will share how this concept has impacted his dealings with Japanese suppliers. Eric Fung is the owner and operator of United Noodles, a pan-Asian supermarket and...

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Harukaze 2018: Musical and Floral Metamorphosis, Sunday, June 10

Posted by on Mar 30, 2018 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Harukaze 2018: Musical and Floral Metamorphosis, Sunday, June 10

We invite you to the 2018 Harukaze “Spring Wind” Concert presenting Cerulean Fire and Sogetsu Ikebana Group in a program titled Musical and Floral Metamorphosis: Premiere Concerto for Four Harpsichords and Strings at the Park Square Theatre on Sunday, June 10th. The foyer of the theater will be decorated by the Sogetsu Ikebana Group with stunning ikebana arrangements that surely embody the spirit of spring we have lasted for so long. The musical performance will commence in the hall and include pieces by Astor Piazzolla, Paul Hindemith, Johann Sebastian Bach and Antonio Vivaldi. These composers use sound to celebrate nature, spirituality, and the simple joy of...

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J-Quiz 2018

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Events, Featured, Fundraising | 0 comments

J-Quiz 2018

On Saturday, February 17th, 2018, 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 family of the students, and any interested parties to come and watch the Final Rounds of J-Quiz! Schedule: Events in bold letters are...

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Please Help JASM to Grow with a Donation During December!

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in Featured, Fundraising, General | 0 comments

Please Help JASM to Grow with a Donation During December!

The Japan America Society of Minnesota is in its 45th year as a Society with a mission to bring the people of Japan and the United States closer together through cultural, educational and business events and programs in Minnesota. In order to continue to thrive as an organization, we need to grow by being flexible to changes in our community, try new ideas and reach out to new audiences. Everyone has a part in building and sustaining JASM into the future. Many of you have given a donation in addition to your annual membership. For these donations, we want to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation. For others, please consider giving JASM an end-of-the-year...

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Shinnenkai 2018 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Events, Featured, General | 0 comments

Shinnenkai 2018 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

Are you longing for the unique Japanese New Year celebrations or would you like to experience that for the first time? The Japan America Society of Minnesota (JASM) is proud to be bringing the sights, tastes, and sounds of Japanese New Year celebrations to Minnesota through our Shinnenkai event. About Shinnenkai 2018: Shinnenkai is an annual event which endeavors to bring the traditions of New Year celebrations as they are conducted in Japan to Minnesota. We will be promoting  cultural exchange and new experiences in a fun environment with performances, delicious Japanese food, a silent auction, and fun for children too. We hope to create a fun family atmosphere that...

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Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2017

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2017

2017 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 2017 Annual Meeting on the evening of Tuesday, December 19. We look forward to report on yet again a 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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