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PAST VOL 2

Biloxi @ Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
Oct 10, 2013

PAST VOL 1

Richmond, BC @ Rocanini Cafe Steveston
May 03, 2013

PAST VOL 20

Dunedin @ Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
Nov 14, 2013

PAST VOL 4

Valletta @ Auberge d'Italie, Valletta
Sep 18, 2014

PAST VOL 23

Dunedin @ Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
Oct 14, 2014

PAST VOL 2

Nanaimo @ Port Theatre
Sep 26, 2015

PAST VOL 15

Huddersfield @ Cafe Ollo
Sep 10, 2015

PAST VOL 9

Sharjah @ Heart Of Sharjah
Feb 19, 2016

PAST VOL 4

Yellowknife @ Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Dec 08, 2016

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Chronicle of a Heritage Soon to be Lost

BY JORGE PEDRO
@ VOL 34 ON FEB 27, 2014

Jorge Pedro Uribe Llamas warns about the tangible heritage that Mexico´s City citizens are about to loose if we don´t take action immediately.

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Keep Calm and Carillon

BY FRANK STEIJNS
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

Frank Steijns (1970) is an all-round musician: city-carillonneur of Maastricht, Heerlen and Weert as well as violinist in the world-renowned orchestra of Andre Rieu. Together with Andre Rieu he composed many songs and works for orchestra. Frank travels the whole world with the orchestra and his own mobile carillon, a huge music instrument containing 43 tuned bronze bells.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 13, 2015.

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Going Home

BY YVONNE LARKINS
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

Yvone Larkins. Going home to a place I've never been before is a talk about self discovry and a journey taken, insearch of family heritage, family values and personal growth.

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Ambiguous Origins: The Life and Trials of a Very Mixed Kid

BY REBECCA HALLQUIST
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 05, 2015

Rebecca Hallquist is an aspiring events marketer with a passion for the arts in Markham, Canada.  She tells us all about her ambiguous origins and how we perceive, approach and talk about culture, background and heritage.

This was "Presentaion of the Day" on Monday, August 17th, 2015. 

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The Architectural and Sculptural Heritage of Galashiels

BY RANALD BOYDELL
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 16, 2015

Ronald Boydell examines the architectural heritage and country setting of Galashiels after being inspired by the view from his office window.

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Making History in the World of Hats

BY RACHEL FROST
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 16, 2015

Rachel Frost talks about how her discovery of the heritage industry and the actors involved steered her down a new career path in making hats.

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How to Accidentally Help Save a Heritage Building

BY WINSTON PEI
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

"We have these things we're passionate about up and down, but we don't actually reach sideways and acknowledge all the other cool stuff that people do. And that's what actually allowed us to save this building."

Winston Pei shares an inspiring story about saving a historic church in downtown Edmonton. It started with the simple act of joining a choir, but rippled outwards into a process of collective action that highlights the transformative power trying something new.

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The Importance of Diverse Narrative on Shaping Our City's Identity

BY CALINDA LEE
IN ATLANTA

Calinda Lee has something to say and she knew this even as a young girl as her great grandfather would always ask her, "Whatchu gonna be when you grow up, gal?!" She is now an Historian with The Atlanta History Center and is interested in utilizing technology to tell our history but ALL of our histories as a city. There is a multi-cultural story to be told and she is working to ensure that story is as multi-faceted as possible. 

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Kunyit 7 Lodge and The Community

BY DK KEMARIAH ( KEM ) EMPLOYER FACEBOOK PROFILE KEMARIAH DURAMAN /KUNYIT 7 LODGE IG - KEMYEOH/ KUNYIT7LODGE_BN TWITTER HANDLE - WEBSITE URL ABOUT YOU . PG HJ DURAMAN (PAPA)
@ VOL 10 ON APR 01, 2017

Dk Kemariah "Kem" Pg Hj Duraman  is a tourguide, an Air BnB host and an incredibly ambitious woman with goals for days. In this presentation, Kem talks about how she wants Kg Ayer in Brunei to be in the radar of the global eye. In an attempt to do so, she reached out to the water village community to build a lodge for tourists and locals alike to experience Kg Ayer the way it should be experienced, getting regional and International TV programmes to showcase her place and getting people to hashtag #Kunyit7Lodge to help continue her cause.

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British Brutalist Architecture

BY JON WRIGHT
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 12, 2017

"We've come so far in our taste and appreciation for these buildings that you can buy models of them."

In British Brutalist Architecture from PechaKucha Night London Vol. 15Jon Wright shares his love of Brutalist Architecture and in particular his love of the examples of this severe form of art in Britain.

Jon's PechaKucha helps to get rid of a few pervasive myths about Brutalism.

He also shows you what buildings we've lost (he would describe this as a disaster!), and how we saved the ones we do have with the meta-narrative being the cyclical nature of popular architectural taste and public opinion, how that is formed and how it manifests itself in popular culture.

 

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Raoul Zollner

Today we feature a couple of presentations recorded at a special edition PechaKucha Night in Berlin during the "Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti," starting with this hilarious one from Raoul Zollner as he talks about the various "desired" haircuts he's had in his life. Raoul Zöllner joined in spontaneously for Haiti and decided to talk about his Afro-German heritage and his haircuts, or to be more precise about the haircuts he had or the looks he wanted to have "at the age of 12" (for some reason he seems to remain twelve years old for a pretty long time.... Funny, chaotic, lovely!

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PKN Posters: Seattle Vol. 42

The Pacific Northwest city of Seattle will be hosting their Vol. 42 on February 7th (under 36 hours from now) and is running the evening with the theme "Adventures in Kitsch and Beyond".  They've collaborated with the Nordic Heritage Museum -- which just so happens to be running an exhibition titled "Bad Art?" -- to make this event more even more melodramatic and intriguing.  To see more great posters from PechaKucha Nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.

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An Illustrator's Story

In today's Presentation of the Day, "An Illustrator's Story" from PKN Brisbane Vol. 27, illustrator and designer Jo Fallon discusses how her English and Japanese heritage have influenced her creative work, and chronicles her development as an artist. She also gives us some key advice as to why it's important to choose your business card designs carefully. 

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Final Event for the Year

We are proud to present our final event of the year which has a focus on heritage - iconic heritage buildings, sites and objects. Presented in partnership with the Otago/Southland branch of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, Pouhere Taonga, this event will feature some great presenters which we will announce very soon.Thursday 14 NovemberToitu Otago Settlers MuseumDoors open 7:00pm, starts 7:30pm$10 Entry/$8 ConcessionDoor sales only. Cash bar

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Icy Heritage

"After 100 years they are still standing,...the original buildings on the Antarctic Continent."In Icy Heritage from Christchurch Vol. 23, Programme Manager-Conservator Lizzie Meek presents the Antarctic Heritage Trust which cares for a collection of simple, wooden expedition bases, filled with everyday objects. A life-changing experience for many of the people who visit them in Antarctica, they also strongly resonate with people who will never visit – because they are, despite the odds, still standing. Six minutes on the power of place, and the value of heritage in its original context.Bundle up!

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Ambiguous Origins: The Life and Trials of a Very Mixed Kid

"Of course my face looks familiar! I'm a hybrid of potentially anyone you have ever met!" In Ambiguous Origins: The Life and Trials of a Very Mixed Kid from Markham Vol. 7, Rebecca Hallquist, an aspiring events marketer with a passion for the arts, shares with us all about her ambiguous origins and how we perceive, approach and talk about culture, background and heritage. She talks about the challenges of answering the often confounding question of "Where are you from" and proposes a better question that suits the multicultural mosaic that the world is quickly becoming.

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Poster for Nanaimo Vol. 2

Shining a spotlight on PechaKucha Nanaimo whose Vol. 2 event poster that pays homage to the city's rich heritage. We liked this intricate design so much, we put it on our official PechaKucha Poster tumblr! Click through to see all the other amazing poster designs we are constantly adding to it. Be inspired to design one for YOUR city's PechaKucha! 

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City Focus: Ho Chi Minh City

Hats off to Pecha Kucha Night Ho Chi Minh City who deserve this week’s City Focus. At their recent Vol. 9, they shared some amazing 20x20 presentations that well worth a watch. Funny, inspirational, and capture the city’s modernity yet without losing it’s Vietnamese heritage.  

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Deo Bagh to host PechaKucha Gwalior

We are very pleased to announce that heritage hotel Deo Bagh Gwalior has joined hands with PechaKucha Gwalior in organizing the most creative event - and the ONLY global platform in Gwalior, aka The City of Zero - on 24th June 2017. While most heritage hotels in Gwalior are born with the beauty and treasures of history, only some of the best hotels in India have the luxury of housing architectural treasures within the property. Deo Bagh is one such example out of all Gwalior hotels. Two 17th-18th century Maratha temples, two splendid cenotaphs and one pavilion with 36 arched doors, within the property make Deo Bagh a unique choice of accommodation in Gwalior! The 15 rooms spread across 5 wings, facing a Nau Bagh, a garden chequered into nine parts are a haven of calm from the daily hustle and bustle of the Indian street, making it the perfect venue to relax among the other Gwalior hotels. Just as PechaKucha Gwalior offers a highly innovative platform to showcase the talent and creativity in the city, it is refreshing to see that heritage hotel Deo Bagh Gwalior shares the same spirit and responsibility in developing and curating the city...virtually for all stakeholders - be they students, business community, NGOs, or other segments of the society. We highly value and appreciate this union, and express our sincere thanks to Deo Bagh's owner Mrs. Uma Devi Jadhav  

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City Focus: Bardejov

PechaKucha Night Bardejov hosts it's 10th volume this week in their scenic town center which dates back the the 1200's, and is recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Known for its Medieval, Renaissance, and Gothic architecture, Bardejov draws on its rich heritage to further develop cultural traditions, such as an annual trade fair, the Roland Games, and PechaKucha Night!