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PKN New West organizer is Citizen of the Year

PechaKucha Night New Westminster committee member, and PechaKucha Person of the Week, Jen Arbo is being recognized and interviewed in the New Westminster Record as the city's Citizen of the Year, and we at PechaKucha HQ couldn't be more proud of her. Check out the full interview here.

 

ProjetoDraft, an awesome editorial project focused on exposing innovation in Brazil, recently interviewed PechaKucha HQ and some PechaKucha event organizers to profile the movement. Check out the full post (in Portuguese) here

Canada's Globe and Mail shares with us a lovely story of a PechaKucha Night connection in rural Ontario. 

I spotted a poster for “Pecha Kucha” to be held in the library on Thursday, and the tickets were to be purchased at her gallery. “What is pekoe koochoo?” I asked, struggling with the unusual name.

This is only the beginning, check out the full story here.

Co-founder to PechaKucha, Mark Dytham, was interviewed in The Yellow Sparrow where he speaks on the origins of PechaKucha, how it's grown over the years, and where we are now.

Check out the full post here

Actually, having an audience that knows what the heck you’re talking about is going to make you seem absolutely brilliant.

This week, Forbes / Leadership features an article on PechaKucha, which discusses not only the format but its effects on those who give presentations in the format. Absolutely worth a read -- check it out here.

All smiles at the momentous Vol. 20 of PechaKucha Night Springfield, IL as co-City Organizer Alex Block was awarded the AIA's prestigious John Wellborn Root award for Young Architects. 

Check out the original post on the AIA Illinois Facebook page

PechaKucha Night Miami's dopest were out there strutting their stuff at the event's latest volume. Check out the Prism Music Group writeup from the event here to get the details on how it all went down. 

As always, find the newest info from PechaKucha Night Miami on their city page.


Want to know what it's like to attend a PechaKucha Night in Chicago? A good place to start is this fantastic event report by Andreea Ciulac, following her attendance at the city's Vol. 33, held earlier this month.

There’s a moment in the beginning of a PechaKucha Night when you wonder if you mistakenly end up at the wrong show. It happens quite often actually, because for a first-timer, it looks a lot like a TED Talk. But comparing the two would be like explaining the differences between a red velvet cupcake and a cake pop. While equally delicious, they're nothing alike. On many levels though, PechaKucha (the Japanese word for “chatter”) steals the show.

Read the full report here.

It always makes us happy to see our series around the world get some great media coverage, and we'd like to highlight this New York Times piece, "The Creativity of Almost Anything," that takes a look at the PKN series in the Hamptons.


The PechaKucha Night series in Lima was recently host to what it described as a "Mega PechaKucha Night," as a pre-event to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 20) to share some amazing eco-projects. Read about it here.

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