Author: JASNWFL

Japanese New Year Celebration 2019

The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida will usher in the “Year of the Boar” with its 25th annual Japanese New Year Celebration on Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 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 arts demonstrations, traditional…

Update Gero Recovery Fund

The Board of Directors of the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida (JASNWFL) would like to thank everyone who supported the Gero Recovery Fund campaign. JASNWFL sent a total amount of $38,000 to Gero in September. The gift is deeply appreciated by the people of Gero and has been used for recovering from the disasters caused by…

“Tastes of Japan” brings five nights of Japanese food to Foo Foo Fest

As part of Foo Foo Fest 2018, the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida (JASNWFL) is presenting “Tastes of Japan,” a five-night tour of Japanese cuisine, Nov. 5-9 at SoGourmet in downtown Pensacola. Each night will be centered around a unique theme focusing on a different aspect of Japanese food and drink, with cooking demonstrations and interesting trivia about each dish. Monday, Nov.…

Reception for our Sister City: POSTPONED!

ATTENTION: The Welcoming Reception scheduled on July 13 has been postponed due to the recent torrential rain that affected areas of western and central Japan. Gero, located in central Japan, has been severely impacted and the Mayor has decided to stay in Gero. Hope the people in Gero stay safe. When the reception is rescheduled, we…

Annual Meeting for Members!

Dear JAS Members, The Board of Directors of the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida invite you to attend its Annual Meeting and a reception that will be held on June 23, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the West Florida Public Libraries (239 N. Spring St., Pensacola, FL 32502).  RSVP by June 19 by email…