Welcome to the Japan-America Society of Indiana

The Japan-America Society of Indiana (JASI) is a not-for-profit cultural and educational organization whose mission is to serve as a bridge of friendship between the people of Indiana and Japan. The Society is supported by a diverse membership of individuals, families, businesses and academic institutions.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Registration Open for the JASI & IJC 23rd Annual Golf Classic!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Japanese Touch Screen Test Launched at Indiana BMV Branches

INDIANAPOLIS – August 13, 2014 - Don Snemis, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), recently announced that the BMV will for the first time begin offering the written portion of the driver’s test in 11 foreign languages, including Japanese, in branches that have Automated Testing Terminals with touch screens. Click to read more.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

JASI & IJC Host the 23rd Annual Golf Classic!

23rd Annual Golf Classic Sponsorship Opportunities.
Sunday, September 28th, 2014
The Fort Golf Course

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

2014 JASI Gala Report

JASI was deeply honored to welcome Japan's Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae, and Indiana Governor Mike Pence, to the JASI Gala on Thursday, May 22, at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. See event photos and read the full report!

Read the program report



Wednesday, June 4, 2014

His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki
Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States
Japan – U.S. Relations: Where to and Why

Fujisaki Program Join us for an exciting opportunity to meet former Ambassador of Japan Ichiro Fujisaki and his team of Japan panelists!  Engage with the Ambassador and his team members in a stimulating dialogue on Japan-U.S. relations as well as regional and global Japan-related issues. This project is organized by the Office of the Prime Minister of Japan and is open to all. 
Following the program, a Networking Reception will be held hosted by the Honorable Masaharu Yoshida, Consul General of Japan at Chicago.   Special thanks to Barnes & Thornburg for providing the venue.  The program and reception are free.

Venue: Barnes & Thornburg (Downtown, Indianapolis)
Time:     4:30   - 6:00 PM
A Networking Reception to follow hosted  by the Consulate General of Japan at Chicago
Admission:  Free (RSVP required)            
Reserve by:  Monday, June 2nd at victoria.nugent@cg.mofa.go.jp

Read the program detail

April 25, 2014

U.S.-Japan Joint Statement: The United States and Japan: Shaping the Future of the Asia-Pacific and Beyond

Read the Press Release from The White House

JASI Annual Gala 2014

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
Indiana Roof Ballroom

Thank you to all of our sponsors, speakers, guests, and volunteers who made this great GALA possible. We will publish the report soon.

Keynote Speaker

His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae
Ambassador to the United States of America

Special Guest

The Honorable Mike Pence
Governor, State of Indiana

JASI Annual Gala 2014!


Annual Gala Media Release from The Embassay of Japan, Washington D.C.

Read the Media Release from The Embassy

JASI is introduced in the Weekly J-Angle #508 (Free Japanese Community Paper), issued on Friday, April 18th, 2014.

Thursday, February 27 , 2014
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Thank you to all of our sponsors, speakers, guests, and volunteers who made this conference possible.
Conference Summery Report

JASI Japan Center and Gardens of Indiana

JASI Executive Director Theresa Kulczak receives Indiana Sagamore of the Wabash Award!