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Japanese New Year Celebration

  The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida presents Japanese New Year Celebration on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Wright Place (80 E. Wright Street) in downtown Pensacola. Enjoy performances by the Matsuriza taiko drummers (featured at Epcot’s Japan pavilion), traditional Japanese dances, martial arts demonstrations, cultural displays, and many Japanese food and craft vendors.…

Paper Lanterns Film

The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida presents PAPER LANTERNS: Film Screening & Talk with Film Producer Peter Grilli and Film Director Barry Frechette.  Reception follows. This documentary film, PAPER LANTERNS, is the true story of 12 American POWs killed at Hiroshima in 1945 and the Japanese man who refused let them be forgotten. The Japanese…

The Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP)

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We regret that due to the expected impact of Tropical Storm/Hurricane Nate on our area, the National Naval Aviation Museum will be closed on Oct. 7. Therefore, the JUMP event has been cancelled.

Memories & Heroics: Japanese-Americans During World War II

On Sept. 18, 21 and 23, the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida will host a three-part program entitled “Memories and Heroics: Japanese-Americans During World War II.” “Memories from the Internment Camps” is a panel discussion where Japanese-American internees and their family members will discuss their experiences. This year is the 75th anniversary of Executive Order…

Film screening of “Persona Non Grata”

The Consulate General of Japan in Miami, The Japan-America Society of North West Florida, Temple Beth El and The Pensacola Jewish Federation invite you to attend the film screening Persona Non Grata at Temple Beth El (800 N Palafox, Pensacola, FL) on Tuesday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00pm. The movie Persona Non Grata tells the…

2017 New Year Celebration coming to Wright Place Jan. 21

The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida will usher in the “Year of the Fire Rooster” with its 23rd annual Japanese New Year Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at the Wright Place in Pensacola. Festivities will take place from 12 noon until 4 p.m. and will include performances by the popular Matsuriza taiko drummers, martial…

Save the date: JUMP Pensacola Event 2016

The Japan-America Society of Northwest FL and The Consulate General of Japan in Miami cordially invite you to attend the Japan-U.S. Military Program that will be held on Sat., Oct. 22, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Blue Angels atrium in the National Naval Aviation Museum. Reception follows at the USS Cabot flight deck until 4:00 p.m.…

Save the date: Japanese New Year Celebration 2016

In April 2014, the Bayview Community Center, the venue that had hosted the Japanese New Year Celebration for many years, was severely damaged in the flooding rains, and the City of Pensacola determined it would not be repaired. The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida was not able to find a suitable alternative venue, resulting in…