Oct 14, Noh Theater live at Portland Japanese Garden

This fall, the Portland Japanese Garden is bringing acclaimed actors from Japan for “Noh On Stage: Walking with the Spirits.” Two performances of Noh Theatre will take place on October 14th in the newly opened
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Oct 29, 6th Annual Koto Concert

Join Dazai-san and Oregon Koto-kai for their 6th annual koto concert at Lincoln Hall Room 75 at Portland State University on Sunday October 29th from 2:30pm. Experience this annual celebration of the koto, and allow
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Oct 14 – Dec 3, Mirrors of the Mind: The Noh Masks of Ohtsuki Kokun

October 14 – December 3, 2017 Noh Mask Exhibition presented by the Portland Japanese Garden Noh Theater and its enigmatic carved masks have captivated audiences since the 14th Century. Master carver Ohtsuki Kokun of Kyoto
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Nov 1, How Japan saved Columbia Sportswear

6pm Wednesday November 1, 2017 Lincoln Hall Room 75 Free and open to the public. PSU Center for Japanese Studies presents an evening with President and CEO of Columbia Sportswear, Tim Boyle. Early in the
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Oct 14-15, Hikoichi Rakugo @ PSU

October 14, 7:30pm & October 15, 2pm Lincoln Hall Room 75 Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 seniors, $8 students PSU Box Office: 503-725-3307 www.pdx.edu/boxoffice/tickets   PSU Center for Japanese Students presents a comedy-filled authentic Japanese
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Nov 16, Tokyo: City of World-Leading Design

Tokyo: City of World-Leading Design Event Date November 16,2017 Time: 5:30 pm Place: Mark Spencer Hotel 409 SW 11th AvePortland, OR 97205 United States Member $20, Non-Member $30 Register Here Program Schedule 5:30-6pm Check In & Networking
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2017 Golf Tournament Report

Perfect temperature and a well-manicured course made for a great day of golf for 66 members and friends at the 57th annual event, presented by Delta Air Lines. Did you know that Delta runs the
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Oct 28, Invitation to the Fantasy World of Senju

Japanese Koto, Shamisen and Shakuhachi Performance Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:30 – 7:30 pm Winningstad Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway Ave., Portland OR 97205 Senju Matsunami, a nationally-celebrated professional in traditional Japanese music, will perform at
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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 in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

JASO was established in 1907, and is the 3rd oldest Japan America Society in the US.

Our mission is to develop business and community by strengthening the US-Japan relationship. 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!

Featured Members:






Shokookai of Portland



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