The America-Japan Society, Inc.                99th Anniversary Happy Together Gala Dinner

A dinner party for celebrating the establishment of The America-Japan Society, Inc. was splendidly held at Palace Hotel Tokyo on May 27th and 280 people of members, their families and guests participated it. The Atmosphere was livened up as many of males wore tuxedo and females did long dresses or kimono. They highly enjoyed the eve of the establishment of The America-Japan Society, Inc. 100th Anniversary that will be held next year on April 13th 2017.

On an entrance of a hall, there were exhibitions of 10 photo panels telling the history of The America-Japan Society, Inc. At the program, a cappalla group called “Hamony” from Tokyo University after a greeting by the president Fujisaki started the party gaily. They all enjoyed the dinner and wine as well. In addition, the party really came alive because Mr. Koizumi Shinjiro, a member of House of representatives gave us a talk and there were quizzes and games in terms of the history of the Society. At the end, Jazz Bands performed by Prof. Gerald Curtis of Colombia University and AJS members Mr. Yasuda concluded the party magnificently.