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Registration closed!

5/9, 2017

Registration to participate in the Nara Grassroots Summit was closed on 5/5. Thank you for your interest.

Local Session choices not guaranteed

4/24, 2017

Please note that your 3 preferred Local Session choices are not guaranteed.

Students from Georgia participate in the Nara Summit supported by TOMODACHI Initiative

4/14, 2017


Fifteen high school students and three chaperones from Macon-Bibb County, Georgia, will participate in this year’s Grassroots Summit in Nara with the grant from TOMODACHI Initiative. They will be hosted by Unebi High School in Nara during the Summit, and then join the sister city program with Kurobe City in Toyama after the Summit.

“Deer gathering” of 6/29 replaced by “Watching Baby Deer”

4/14, 2017

The morning plan of “deer gathering” of 6/29 will be replaced by “watching baby deer” at Roku-en (Deer Park). June is a great time of the year to see fawns (baby deer).
※In the event of rain, this will be cancelled.

No more slots in the “Asuka Village” and “Ikaruga Town” Local Sessions

4/7, 2017

There are no more slots left in the “7. Asuka village” and “10. Ikaruga Town” Local Sessions. Please select other sessions.

No more slots in the “Kanazawa, Noto, and Tokyo” Post-Summit Program (OP2)

4/3, 2017

There are no more slots left in the “Kanazawa, Noto, and Tokyo” Post-Summit Program (OP2). Please select other program, or consult with the travel agent to make your own itinerary after the Summit..

Packaged price from Boston added!

12/20, 2016

The packaged participation fee from Boston was added in the “information” page.

Nara Grassroots Summit Brochure Uploaded!

The detailed brochure of the 27th Japan America Grassroots Summit in Nara is completed, and its PDF version can be downloaded from the top page. The online application will become available in December.