The Japan Society of New Orleans was founded in 1928 to foster friendly relationships with Japan through the study of Japanese art and culture as well as social and trade contacts between the two countries. Since it’s founding the Society has not been involved with political discussion of US/Japanese relations and confined its endeavors to cultural and social relations between the two countries.

Our goal is to provide a formal organization to bring together the leaders of our community who have a vital interest in, and appreciation for, the history, culture, government and economic achievement of Japan, and to provide and foster understanding, commerce and good-will between the peoples of Japan and the United States.


Upcoming Events

08 Nov 2014 19:00 • 4516 Freret st, New Orleans, La
20 Nov 2014 19:00 • Southern Yacht Club, 105 North Roadway Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124

Listen to an interview of Mike Turner, President of Japan Society of New Orleans on Friday 15 August 2014 by Craig Kraemer of New Orleans PodCasting Turner


Japanese Cinema Series - Social Hour & Film Screening, October 20th
PREVIEW our next film below. Look Here for additional details. 

We welcome your suggestions for Japanese films to screen.
Email us at
Type NOLA JCS in the subject line.

Donation goal

Collected: $435.00
Goal: $5,000.00


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