Virginia organizations

Capital Area Budokai

The Budokai is an association of several local organizations that are in direct contact with their roots in Japan: The Northern Virginia Kendokai, Northern Virginia Tendokan, Northern Virginia Kyudokai, Virginia Kenskonkai, the Capital Area Jodokai, and the Northern Virginia Mugaikai.

Organization 2

Ekoji is a safe space in which you are welcome to explore your spiritual path. We are a Shin Buddhist Temple, founded in 1981, with a diverse fellowship offering services and education programs in English. The atmosphere here is peaceful, friendly and accepting. We are committed to the inclusion of all people regardless of race, age, gender, ethnicity, disability or national origin.

Ikebana of Richmond

Ikebana of Richmond, Virginia is a cultural, non –profit organization whose purpose is to stimulate, cultivate, and perpetuate the study of Ikebana, related arts, and Japanese culture. It was organized in 1967 and is currently comprised of over 150 members. Ikebana of Richmond meets the first Thursday of the month from September through May in the Education Building at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

Japan Information and Culture Center

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC) is a part of the Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C. The JICC is committed to enriching the relationship between Japan and the United States through an active, vibrant cultural exchange. We aim to promote a better understanding of Japan and Japanese culture by providing a wide range of information and diverse cultural programming.

Japan America Society of Washington D.C.

Drawing on the unique resources of the nation’s capital and our long history, the JASWDC promotes friendship and understanding between Americans and Japanese through diverse programming that spans the educational, cultural, business, and policy spheres.