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Why Yes, There is a Santa Claus
BY T. SHER SINGH
@ VOL 1
ON MAY 09, 2013
T. Sher Singh tells the true story of Saint Nicholas, the man who inspired the myth of Santa Claus. This story takes him to a small church in Turkey, where a priest became famous for his acts of kindness, eventually becoming the patron saint of sailors.
BY BRUCE OSBORN
@ VOL 118
ON OCT 29, 2014
Photographer Bruce Osborn is a longtime resident of Japan, and in this presentation he describes "Oyako" (a Japanese word that signifies both parent and child), a multi-decade photography project that has consumed his life, and given him amazing insights into Japanese society, and the fantastically diverse family links that exists between parent and child.
"Presentation of the Day" on December 5, 2014.
Placing Children on Your Lap: the Art of Ventriloquism
BY MICHAEL MAYHEW
@ VOL 19
ON DEC 16, 2014
Michael Mayhew believes that Santa Claus invented ventriloquism. He shows us that all our pre-conceptions about the man have been completely wrong, and that in fact he’s a frightening being capable of controlling children.
Hama no Park Caravan
BY OSAMU NISHIDA
@ VOL 128
ON SEP 30, 2015
「小さな公園革命」を目指し横浜で発足したユニット、ハマのパークキャラバン(Hama no Park Caravan)。ユーモラスな実験と小さな失敗を繰り返し、未来の公園づくりをセルフパワーではじめています。いつもの公園をちょっと素敵な空間に！をモットーに、ユニットメンバーの気鋭建築家の西田司(Osamu Nishida)さん、同じく若手建築家の秋吉浩気(Kohki Akiyoshi)さん、建築学科学生の雨宮渓太(Keita Amamiya)さん、そしてNPO法人代表岡部祥司(Shoji Okabe)さんが活動について披露します！
Frosted Glassware: A Cautionary Tale
BY ERIK YOUNGQUIST
@ VOL 5
ON MAY 19, 2016
Erik Youngquist is the owner of Purely Michigan, a retail store in the tourist beach town of St. Joseph, Michigan. In this PK, Frosted Glassware: A Cautionary Tale, Erik will be talking about opening that store and having no idea what to stock it with! Not until his wife found some old frosted Michigan glassware, and he knew at that point he must chase his 'whale' no matter how many good or bad memories that may entail.
Christmas for the Christmas-less
BY ILAN WOLFFBERG
@ VOL 9
ON JUN 21, 2016
Ilan Wolffberg spent over 40 years living in Denmark and shares with us an occasion that keeps him going back in a small place inside Copenhagen called Christiania. He has been part of the Christmas celebration there for 15 years and continues to be rewarded by volunteering.
BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 142
ON DEC 14, 2016
"Bobsleighs can get up to speeds of 160 kilometers per hour, and going around one of the tight curves, can get up to 5G's just like in a fighter jet!"
PechaKucha co-founder and half of the dynamic duo that makes up Klein Dytham architecture, Mark Dytham delivers his annual holiday season presentation in 20x20 fashion. Past years' topics have included "Snowflake-ology", Un-average Sleighs, Ski-Jumps of the World, "Yuletide Shrubbery" (read: Christmas Trees) and more. This year at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 142, he takes on "Bob's Sleigh" and the fascinating and little known world of bobsledding, elucidating on the sport's rich history, the technical intricacies of track and sleigh, and some of the sport's best stories. Question Mark: Who's Bob? (Hint: Watch and find out!)
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, December 16th, 2016.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Poster for PKN Shenzhen Vol. 3
In the US, the 4th of July is a huge holiday, and in Shenzhen, that date marks a celebration of another kind: PechaKucha Night Vol. 3! It will take place at Idutang Oct Loft (previously knowns as C-Union), and kicks off at 19:30. The poster was designed by Ana Rio.
Crowded at PKN Tokyo Vol. 79
Big thanks to everyone who made it out last night to our first PechaKucha Night in Tokyo for 2011. Last night's Vol. 79 was the first edition following the holiday break, and it was just amazing to see the crowded scene -- it must have been the most packed event we've had in quite a while. The presentations were of course a blast -- a bit design-heavy, but that's fine -- and you'll be seeing a few pop up soon in the "Presentations" section of the site. The photo above is just a snap I took with my phone for a tweet, and as you can see in the lower right hand corner, I did partake in a delicious glass of Tokyo Ale.
Holiday Wishes from PKN Toronto
Here's a holiday wish from the organizer of PechaKucha Night in Toronto, courtesy of Aftermodern.Lab Design (who have created all of the great posters for the city's PKNs).
It's that time of the year when we receive a lot of holiday and New Year wishes from many of our organizers, and here's an image that we liked, to represent 2012. It was sent to us by Vicenç Mulet of VMA Projectes, who was behind this recent one-off PechaKucha event in Palma.
PKN Posters: Fresno Vol. 18
We're seeing quite a few holiday-themed PechaKucha Night posters popping up here and there, and PKN Fresno is no exception -- they're hosting their Vol. 18 evening on Monday the 17th of December. For more posters from past PechaKucha events, check out our Tumblr!
PKN Posters: Toronto Vol. 20
Twenty is key to the numerologists here at PechaKucha HQ (20 images, 20 seconds). In Japan, we recently celebrated Coming of Age Day, a national holiday to celebrate those who have stepped into adulthood (age 20). Toronto is holding their super-sweet Volume 20 night on January 22nd, so you could say that they're "Coming of Age" as well! To see more great posters from PechaKucha nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.
City Focus: Tulsa
As the PechaKucha Night Calendar starts to fill up post holiday season, the first "City Focus" of 2014 goes to Tulsa, a city that will have its PechaKucha Night Vol. 7 on January 11. You'll find more details by visiting the official event page.
“This particular American company commissioned an American-born Finnish man to create a character for their seasonal sales event…” Product and industrial designer Juho Viitasalo takes to the stage for a special exercise examining the branding behind Christmas. In “Branding Christmas” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 120, he discusses the origins of Santa Claus, Coca-Cola’s role in the holiday, and the expectations set by companies from all over.
Poster for Dar es Salaam Vol. 9
Bravo to Dar es Salaam for getting us in the holiday spirit with this wonderfully off-kilter and grinchy design by Ibrahim Kejo for their PechaKucha Night Vol. 9! Be sure to check our all the amazing designs that come in daily over at our Official PechaKucha Poster Tumblr! Be inspired to make a poster for your city's next PKN!
12 Days of PechaKucha
With PechaKucha Nights now in 889 cities worldwide, attended by hundreds of thousands annually, Santa has been in close touch with PechaKucha HQ, asking if the creative community of the world has been naughty or nice this year. So we shared this Special Newsletter of PechaKucha Holiday Cheer with him to prove we've been good!