Join us at Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University on Saturday, August 6, 2016 to experience the ethereal beauty of shamisen, koto, shakuhachi, and song performed by nationally-recognized Japanese traditional artistRead More
Join the Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy in Tigard for a seminar from 6-8pm on Friday August 26th with Mr. Tadayuki Satoh from Japan. Mr. Satoh will be the discussing the techniques and counters ofRead More
The Chinese, Japanese, and Korean communities of our city, with generous financial support from the Port of Portland, NIKE, and the Portland Art Museum, are pleased to present a special performance titled “Dances of ThreeRead More
It’s time again for one of JASOs most popular events, our annual Beer Garden. We return again the Ecotrust building, a fun venue for this great event. Bring your friends and enjoy Portland’s very ownRead More
Welcome to the Japan-America Society of Oregon
JASO (ja-zo) is a member-based, volunteer-driven, non-profit organization consisting of corporations and individuals who are dedicated to strengthening the US-Japan relationship in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
JASO was established in 1907, and is the 3rd oldest Japan America Society in the US.
JASO members are invested in business building community, and business helping business. If you are an organization or an individual, and you are passionate about the importance of the US-Japan relationship, we invite you to join us and get involved today!