Archive for April, 2015

Bridging Foundation Welcomes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Washington, DC

April 28, 2015 – 

The U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation welcomes Prime Minister Abe on the occasion of his historic visit to President Obama in Washington, DC.  Since the leaders met last April in Tokyo during which they signed a joint statement promoting cultural, educational, and … » READ MORE

Summer Internship Opportunities!

April 27, 2015 – 

The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC), U.S. CULCON Secretariat and U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation (USJBF) in Washington, DC are seeking TWO summer 2015 interns to support current initiatives, which include activities promoting U.S.-Japan cultural, educational and people-to-people exchange.  Interns will be … » READ MORE

Iwanuma City: Kukominami Park

April 26, 2015 – 

In the emergency recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake that occurred March 11th, 2011, the U.S.-conducted mission “Operation TOMODACHI” was carried out in Sendai Airport, located in Iwanuma. Due to U.S.-Japan cooperation, Sendai Airport was able to reopen earlier … » READ MORE

Ishinomaki City: Senshu University

April 25, 2015 – 

Since its founding in 1989, globalization has been a central theme to Senshu University’s philosophy; it has developed cultural and educational exchange programs in various countries. Senshu University has a partnership agreement with Washington University, and an exchange program with … » READ MORE

Buzen City

April 23, 2015 – 

In 2015, Buzen city celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding and opened a new highway connecting it with the rest of Kyushu. To commemorate the city’s progress and development, 60 Friendship Blossoms dogwood trees were planted at the prefectural … » READ MORE