with other special events, the Autumn Matsuri festival was a great
sucess. There was quite an array of music, dance, foods, arts and
crafts, martial arts, tea ceremony, flower arrangement, and cosplay.
Thanks to all who attended and those who worked so hard to make it a
JASSA participates in the Annual Asian New Year Festival to bring Japanese foods, culture, and activities to thousands of people. New additions include the King William Fair, Founders Day Celebration, Koi Festival, and Anime Convention.
you are interested in helping with planning and initiation of these
wonderful events, please contact our board of directors. You can also
indicate your interests on your membership profile through this website.
JASSA coordinates scholarships, offer Japanese Language Classes, Calligraphy Classes, Outreach activities for K-12 schools, and much more. For more on our educational programs, see JASSA Educational Programs.
Throughout the year, we sponsor or host demonstrations in Japanese arts and culture, many co-sponsored by our sister City, Kumamoto City, Japan. Watch our events calendar for more opportunities and information.
its Sister City Committee, JASSA assists visiting groups and
individuals who have come to San Antonio from Kumamoto.
JASSA also works with San Antonio Department of International Relations and other organizations for special events and international programs.
of the Society are an opportunity to gather with others who are
interested in Japan and its culture.
Whether it is for planning,
networking, or just the chance to visit in English and Japanese with
others who share that heritage, meetings are some of the liveliest part of JASSA membership.
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
Cong Dat Pham
3rd Vice President
4th Vice President
(Business and Economic Development)
5th Vice President
6th Vice President
Kumamoto Sister-City Chair
Immediate Past President