Free Karate lessons for JASNWF members!

Three (3) Free Karate Lessons by World Yoshukai Karate Master Hiroaki Toyama for the members of Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida Location: YMCA at 3215 Langley Ave, Pensacola Days and Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. For details, call Hiroyuki Toyama, Master and Co-director of World Yoshukai Karate at 850-261-4861 or email

Japan-US Military Program

  You are cordially invited to attend JUMP that will be held at Holiday Inn Resort, Fort Walton Beach on February 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m.   Speakers are General Douglas Fraser, USAF retired and Mr. Peter Kelley, President of National Association of Japan-America Societies.   A reception with tastes of Japan will follow. RSVP greatly apreciated.   JUMP…

Japan-US Grass-Root Business Partnership Forum

If you’re interested in learn and contribute about the essential economic partnership between U.S. and Japan,save the date for “Japan-US Grass-Root Business Partnership Forum”! Monday, March 5, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at Gulf Power Auditorium at One Energy Place, Pensacola, FL 32520. We hope to see you there!

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…