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The Japan America Society maintains an active calendar offering a diversity of programs that help promote better understanding between Japan and America.

JAS Events Calendar

    • Monday, April 30, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Toyota Meeting Hall, Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA


    Presented by Little Tokyo Service Center's Social Services Department


    Featured speaker

    Takuya Hirano
    President, Microsoft Japan

    Panel discussion
    Yayoi Sato, manager of International Partnerships and Client Services for the LA Dodgers

    Mitsuyasu Shigeta, founder and owner of Shin-sen-gumi Group

    Yoichi Komiyama, CEO and chairman of Lighthouse (Takuyo Corporation)

    Moderator Kaori Iida, Los Angeles bureau chief of NHK

    Admission $20 

    Register here  (you will be redirected to LTSC website)

    Presentation will be conducted in both English and Japanese with simultaneous interpretation.

    If you need additional information, please contact Hiroko Higuchi at hhiguchi@ltsc.org or Margaret Shimada at mshimada@ltsc.org (213/473-1638). 

    Supported by Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles, Japan America Society of Southern California

    • Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802
    Register


    HONORING




    DATE & TIME

    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    6pm Reception & Silent Auction
    7pm Dinner Program

    PLACE

    The Queen Mary
    1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802


    Individual Seat....... $325 per guest
    Table Sponsors .............. $4,000 and up


    ENTERTAINMENT


    Johanna Yukiko Haneda, Singer
    Maksim Velichkin, Cellist

    Johanna Yukiko Haneda started her career as a professional singer in 1984. She worked with an all-stars creative team, such as DAVID FOSTER, Joel Dorn, Duet with PAUL ANKA and more. Her Elegantly polished voice breathes through the range of music all from diverse backgrounds. Yukiko relocated to Los Angeles in 2011, and she is currently exploring her talent in film, television and commercials.

    Maksim Velichkin is an accomplished cellist, pianist, and harpsichordist who has been active as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra artist. As an improviser and interpreter of contemporary and popular music, Maksim’s performance and recording career includes credits with noted artists Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Billy Childs, Burt Bacharach, Bobby McFerrin, Dwight Trible, Bitter:Sweet, Chris Botti, Bob James, Josh Groban, Red Elvises, Bernadette Peters, Natalie Cole, Alan Silvestri, Richard Thompson and many others.


    MENU
    Please select your choice for the main entree

    New York Strip Steak 

    Grilled, with charred onion, cabernet demi 
    Yukon gold mashed potatoes with creamery butter and rainbow carrots


    Pan Seared Snapper
    Orzo spinach pasta with feta cheese, crisp capers with lemon butter sauce


    Tofu Spinach Napoleon (Vegetarian/Vegan option)
    With grilled tomatoes, balsamic vinegar reduction




    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Your participation will make educational programs possible that benefit children attending Title I programs (i.e., schools serving a high percentage of children from low-income families). The programs you will help make possible include the Hitachi Japanese Kite Workshops, and Japan Bowl® of California

    スポンサーシップ

    アニバーサリーディナーの寄付金や協賛金は、南加日米協会が開催する教育プログラムを継続するための重要な資金源となっております。Title I プログラム(NCLB第 1 章で定められた不利な状況にある児童・生徒の学力の向上に向けた取組に対する財政支援) に参加している学校に通う低所得層の生徒が対象で、日立和凧作製ワークショップや、ジャパンボウルオブカリフォルニアなどのプログラムを開催しています。


    For additional information or VIP Reception and attractive sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kay Amano, Programs Director, at amano@jas-socal.org or 310-965-9050 ext. 104.
           

    Prize Donation for Silent Auction

    Increase your company's visibility and marketing outreach!
    Participate by donating prizes for the silent auction! Please consider donating gift-certificates, entertainment, sports or travel tickets, gift baskets, memorabilia, wine, sake or spirits for our lively silent auction.

    If you would like to donate products or services, please contact Kay Amano at amano@jas-socal.org.

    スポンサーシップを通じての寄付金以外にも、多くの企業様より、チャリティー・オークション用の景品提供など、さまざまな形でのご支援をいただいております。このような寄贈、協賛も、大きな支えとなっております。

    レストランやお店の商品券、コンサートやスポーツゲームのチケット、宿泊券、ギフトバスケット、ワイン、お酒、焼酎やウィスキーなどのご寄贈、協賛についてのお問い合わせは、amano@jas-socal.org までご連絡ください。

Past events

Friday, April 13, 2018 Special Documentary Screening & Discussion: Life is Fruity 「人生フルーツ」- Life Is Getting Beautiful. A Documentary of an Old Architect Couple.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2018 JASSC Annual Members Meeting & Documentary Screening "Journey of an Edo Kite Master"
Sunday, March 11, 2018 LOVE TO NIPPON 2018 - 3.11 Memorial Event
Saturday, March 10, 2018 6th Annual Japan Bowl of California
Thursday, March 08, 2018 Business Networking & Beer Tasting
Thursday, March 01, 2018 JAPAN UPDATE: US-Japan Economic Alliance and Japan's National Security Environment
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 2018 Japanese Business Card Exchange - Meishi Kokankai
Sunday, December 10, 2017 Executive Chef Omakase Holiday Dinner
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Special Luncheon and Keynote Speech by Ambassador Masaharu Kohno
Thursday, November 02, 2017 4th Annual Women's Leadership Counts Conference - “Talent Innovation: Going Beyond Unconscious Bias to Lead Generational Diversity"
Saturday, October 21, 2017 Documentary Screening and Lecture: "Journey of an Edo Kite Master" with Kite Master Mikio Toki
Friday, October 06, 2017 ビジネスセミナー:日米ハイブリット型 マネジメントを考える
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Women's Leadership Counts Workshop: CHOICE
Sunday, October 01, 2017 GEORGE ARATANI - A Centennial Tribute Celebration
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 NOBUSHI Taiko Performance
Monday, September 11, 2017 49th Annual Japan America Golf Classic
Friday, August 18, 2017 JASSC Corporate Program: TOUR OF YUSEN TERMINALS LLC
Friday, June 23, 2017 Sake at Sunset
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 JASSC 108th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration
Thursday, May 11, 2017 YP Workshop: MAXIMIZING YOUR NETWORKING EFFORTS
Thursday, April 13, 2017 2017 JASSC Visit to Tohoku
Thursday, March 23, 2017 2017 JASSC Annual Members Meeting
Saturday, March 11, 2017 5th Annual Japan Bowl of California
Sunday, March 05, 2017 LOVE TO NIPPON 2017 - 3.11 Memorial Event
Wednesday, February 08, 2017 JAPAN in 2017 Symposium
Wednesday, February 08, 2017 The 6th TOMODACHI MUFG International Exchange Program
Friday, January 27, 2017 IRON FRENCH CHEF HIROYUKI SAKAI DINNER
Thursday, January 26, 2017 27th Annual Meishi Kokan-kai
Thursday, December 08, 2016 JASSC End of Year "Bonenkai" Reception
Sunday, November 06, 2016 Piano Concert and Gourmet Dinner at The Riviera Country Club with World Renowned Concert Pianist Ikuyo Nakamichi
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 3rd Annual Women's Leadership Counts Conference - “Diversity Inspires Innovation: Entrepreneurial and Intrapreneurial Leadership"
Sunday, October 16, 2016 20th Annual Japan America Kite Festival® 第20回 日米凧あげ大会
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 One-Day “Director Boot Camp” Program – Training for Prospective Directors of Japanese Boards
Monday, September 12, 2016 Win $500! Dron Golf Ball Drop
Monday, September 12, 2016 48th Annual Japan America Golf Classic
Tuesday, September 06, 2016 Community Welcome Luncheon in Honor of Consul General Akira Chiba
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Women's Leadership Counts + Young Professionals' PERSONAL BRANDING WORKSHOP and NETWORKING RECEPTION
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 YP Event: Japan Night @ Dodger Stadium!
Friday, July 08, 2016 A Community Farewell Tribute in honor of Consul General Harry H. Horinouchi and Madame Sabine Horinouchi
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Screening & Panel Discussion: Chiune Sugihara’s Legacy: Japanese-Jewish Bonds and the film “Persona Non Grata”
Friday, June 17, 2016 Sake at Sunset
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Japan U.S. Military Program (JUMP) at Petco Park
Thursday, May 26, 2016 JASSC 107th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Protecting Your Company Against CYBER ATTACKS!
Thursday, April 21, 2016 Women's Leadership Counts + Young Professionals' Speed Mentoring & Networking Reception
Monday, April 18, 2016 USC's 29th annual Asia/Pacific Business Outlook Conference
Monday, March 21, 2016 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting & Membership Drive 南カリフォルニア日米協会 会員総会・メンバーシップドライブ
Saturday, March 12, 2016 4th Annual Japan Bowl of California
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 JAPAN in 2016 Symposium
Thursday, February 18, 2016 YP New Year "Shinnenkai" Reception & Membership Drive
Thursday, December 03, 2015 YP End of Year "Bonenkai" Reception
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Japan US Military Program - Connecting and thanking those who served in Japan
Tuesday, November 03, 2015 Women's Leadership Counts - “Leadership Dialogue: How to Navigate Toward Your Greatest Potential"
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Nobuyuki Tsujii Piano Recital
Saturday, October 17, 2015 Piano Concert and Gourmet Dinner at The Riviera Country Club with World Renowned Concert Pianist Ikuyo Nakamichi
Saturday, October 17, 2015 Japanese Kites: Orizome Kite Workshop and Lecture
Monday, September 28, 2015 47th Annual Japan America Golf Classic
Friday, September 18, 2015 危機管理セミナー ~日系企業が知っておくべきこと~
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Young Professionals Program & Networking Reception
Friday, July 17, 2015 Outdoor Screening & Producer's Talk: Hachi - A Dog's Tale
Monday, July 06, 2015 Masanori "Mashi" Murakami - Meet & Greet and Book Signing!
Saturday, July 04, 2015 IMAGINE ONE WORLD - Kimono Project Shows
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 JASSC 106th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 2015 Honda Accord Opportunity Drawing
Monday, May 11, 2015 Discussion and Book Signing with Janice P. Nimura Author of "Daughters of the Samurai"
Friday, May 01, 2015 Southern California Welcome Luncheon Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Friendship Through Food at The Riviera Country Club
Saturday, March 21, 2015 Forum and Art Exhibit: Shadows for Peace, for the Sake of the Children, the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Experience
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting 南カリフォルニア日米協会 会員総会
Sunday, March 08, 2015 LOVE TO NIPPON 2015 - 3.11 Memorial Event: Reflecting on Japan’s Worst Earthquake & Tsunami and Lessons Learned
Sunday, March 08, 2015 Documentary Screening: LIVE YOUR DREAM ~ The Taylor Anderson Story
Saturday, March 07, 2015 3rd Annual Japan Bowl of California
Thursday, February 19, 2015 JAPAN in 2015 Symposium
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 26th Meishi Kokan Kai - Business Card Exchange
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Business Networking Mixer and JAS Membership Drive
Monday, January 19, 2015 Networking Event with Young Community Leaders from Japan
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 JAPAN: Heading Where? Luncheon with Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki
Thursday, November 20, 2014 2020 Women on Boards: 3rd Annual National Conversation on Board Diversity
Sunday, October 19, 2014 18th Annual Japan America Kite Festival® 第18回 日米凧あげ大会
Monday, September 22, 2014 46th Annual Japan America Golf Classic & Tennis Open
Friday, September 19, 2014 6th GOLD Symposium - The Power of Inclusion
Saturday, September 13, 2014 JAS Friendship Reception at The Imperial Hotel Tokyo
Monday, September 08, 2014 2014 JASSC Trip Through Tohoku
Monday, August 11, 2014 Prime Minister Abe's Economic "Third Arrow": Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Japan America Student Conference 80th Anniversary Reception in Los Angeles
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Women's Leadership Counts
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 A Farewell Tribute in honor of Consul General Jun Niimi
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 JASSC 105th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration
Friday, June 13, 2014 12th Annual Beer & Sake Festival
Thursday, May 15, 2014 Operation Tomodachi and Afterwards: A U.S. Marine Corps Perspective
Thursday, March 20, 2014 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting 南カリフォルニア日米協会 会員総会
Saturday, March 08, 2014 LOVE TO NIPPON 2014 - 3.11 Memorial Event: Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Thursday, February 13, 2014 JAPAN in 2014 Symposium
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 The U.S. Rebalance Toward Asia: A Look at the Year Ahead, Dinner with James P. Zumwalt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Japan and Korean Affairs
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 25th Meishi Kokan Kai - Business Card Exchange & Reception
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 The Future of the Asia-Pacific: New Opportunities and Challenges for Japan-U.S. Relations
Friday, November 15, 2013 Luncheon Program with Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations - US Navy
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Meet & Greet with the Japanese Edo Style Kite Master Mikio Toki!
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Japanese Kites: Crafts Workshops and Lecture
Sunday, October 20, 2013 17th Annual Japan America Kite Festival® 第17回 日米凧あげ大会
Saturday, September 28, 2013 Outdoor Movie Screening: HACHI - A Dog's Tale
Monday, September 23, 2013 45th Annual Japan America Golf Classic & Tennis Open
Monday, September 09, 2013 Meet and Greet Reception with Japanese Diet Members Taro Kono and Seiji Kihara
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Friendship Through Food at Tin Roof Bistro
Sunday, July 21, 2013 WELCOME RECEPTION For Eight Children from Fukushima Aiikuen Children’s Home & screening of SUGIHARA Conspiracy of Kindness
Tuesday, July 02, 2013 JASSC 104th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Friendship Through Food at Vincenti Ristorante
Sunday, June 09, 2013 2013 Asia America Symphony Association Bravo Awards
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 7th Annual US-Japan Green Conference: ALTERNATIVES TO NUCLEAR “Japan's Renewable Energy Options”
Friday, April 19, 2013 Discussion and Book Signing with Leslie Helm Author of YOKOHAMA YANKEE
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting 南カリフォルニア日米協会 会員総会
Sunday, March 10, 2013 LOVE TO NIPPON 2013 - 3.11 Memorial Event: Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 2013 Northern Trust Open Tickets Fore Charity
Thursday, January 24, 2013 Restoration of Fukushima from 3.11
Thursday, January 17, 2013 24th Meishi Kokan Kai - Business Card Exchange & Reception
Saturday, December 08, 2012 Iron Chef Sakai LIVE!
Friday, November 30, 2012 Challenges in Asia and the World: Democracy, Nationalism and Secularism
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 2012 NIKKEI Seminar in ロサンゼルス 「米大統領選挙後の世界を読む」
Thursday, November 08, 2012 Using Predictive Coding to Reduce Litigation Costs for Cases Involving Japanese and Asian Documents
Thursday, October 25, 2012 Doing Business in Latin America: Opportunities for Japanese and American Companies
Sunday, October 14, 2012 16th Annual Japan America Kite Festival® 第16回 日米凧あげ大会
Tuesday, October 09, 2012 Japan and the TPP
Monday, September 24, 2012 44th Annual Japan America Golf Classic & Tennis Open
Saturday, September 15, 2012 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series Race at Auto Club Speedway - Meet & Greet with Takuma Sato!
Friday, August 24, 2012 Japan's Top Hip-hop, R&B Singer AI "INDEPENDENT" TOUR IN LA
Thursday, July 26, 2012 Capturing the International Market - Andy Bird, Chairman of Walt Disney International
Thursday, July 12, 2012 Trends and Major Concerns for Employers
Friday, June 15, 2012 103rd Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration!
Friday, June 15, 2012 2012 LEXUS Opportunity Drawing!
Thursday, May 17, 2012 6th Annual US-Japan Green Conference: SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Evening with Consul General of Japan, The Honorable Jun Niimi
Friday, April 20, 2012 SAKURA Manga Poster Traveling Exhibit
Sunday, March 11, 2012 LOVE TO NIPPON - 3.11 Memorial Event for the Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting
Sunday, February 12, 2012 20th Annual Whale Watch Cruise
Wednesday, February 01, 2012 Orange County Welcome Reception of The Honorable Jun Niimi, Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles
Sunday, January 29, 2012 Japanese Food & Sake Collection 2012
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Best Practices for Multi-Language eDiscovery in IP litigation and other Multi-National Investigations
Thursday, December 01, 2011 SAKURA Manga Poster Contest
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Welcome Reception of The Honorable Jun Niimi, Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 ASIA FINANCIAL FORUM - Economic Recovery and Monetary Policy: Lessons From Japan
Thursday, November 10, 2011 Japan Rising: The Future of the World’s Third Largest Economic Power
Sunday, October 09, 2011 15th Annual Japan America Kite Festival® 第15回 日米凧あげ大会
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 5:01 Club at Five Crowns
Monday, September 12, 2011 7th Annual Japan America Tennis Open
Monday, September 12, 2011 43rd Annual Japan America Golf Classic
Thursday, September 01, 2011 A Farewell Tribute in Honor of The Honorable Junichi Ihara
Thursday, September 01, 2011 U.S. BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT: Opportunity for Japanese Companies (Seminar in Japanese)
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 GLOBAL ECONOMIC INSIGHTS Seminar by Masaaki Kanno, Chief Economist of JP Morgan Securities Japan
Saturday, July 09, 2011 Luncheon: His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki "Japan’s Road to Recovery"
Friday, June 17, 2011 Bowers Museum Dinner Honoring ETSUKO & JOE PRICE
Sunday, June 12, 2011 UNITE4JAPAN Fundraising Concert
Thursday, June 09, 2011 For JAPAN We're United
Tuesday, June 07, 2011 Japan Matters: Japan’s Positive Impact on the Southern California Economy
Friday, June 03, 2011 Cheryl Burke Dance Laguna Niguel - Japan Relief Fundraiser
Thursday, May 26, 2011 The 85th Annual World Trade Week & International Trade Delegates Luncheon and Trade Fair
Thursday, May 19, 2011 Fifth Annual U.S. - Japan Green Conference
Saturday, April 30, 2011 Chivas USA vs New England Revolution
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 On The Mend 4 Japan hosted by Tiato Restaurant
Thursday, April 14, 2011 Meet & Greet with IndyCar Driver Takuma Sato
Monday, April 11, 2011 Operation Tomodachi
Saturday, April 02, 2011 102nd Anniversary Dinner
Saturday, April 02, 2011 First Annual JAS High Tech Fair
Sunday, March 06, 2011 19th Annual Whale Watch Cruise
Tuesday, March 01, 2011 Friendship Through Food! at Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza
Sunday, February 27, 2011 19th Annual Whale Watch Cruise
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Northern Trust Open Tickets Fore Charity
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Japan America Society's Annual Members' Meeting
Wednesday, December 01, 2010 Friendship Through Food! at The Capital Grille
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