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Kids Channel

We've had people of all ages do presentations in the PechaKucha 20x20 format, and that includes kids. Here is a collection of presentations we've shared on the site that were done by children in cities all over the world.

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Exhibition "Design Ah!" Channel

PechaKucha teamed up with 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT as part of the "Design Ah!" exhibition to produce two special events on March 23rd. One for kids, where they made and presented their 20x20s in an open workshop. The other for 'grown-ups' was part of Roppongi Art Night, and featured an inspiring lineup of design talent.

PAST VOL 5

Indianapolis @ Invoke Studio
Feb 20, 2009

PAST VOL 23

Brussels @ Claridge
May 06, 2012

PAST VOL 7

Kathmandu @ KASI Restaurant
Nov 28, 2012

PAST VOL 8

Lake Ridge @ The Electric Palm
Jan 26, 2013

PAST VOL 27

Chicago @ Martyrs'
Sep 10, 2013

PAST PechaKucha x Design-ah exhibition (Kids)

Tokyo @ 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT
Mar 23, 2013

PAST VOL 2

Pori @ Bar Soma
Jul 17, 2013

PAST VOL 15

Panamá @ Ateneo Ciudad del Saber
Oct 25, 2013

PAST VOL 27

Cape Town @ The Assembly
Mar 04, 2014

PAST VOL 20

Shenzhen @ Les Duos
Sep 06, 2014

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Picture books

BY KANAKO USUI
@ VOL 72 ON APR 21, 2010

Kanako Usui - children's book author/illustrator - about her work and passions. And a bedtime story for you! www.kanakousui.com
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Fun by Design

BY KOICHI SUZUNO
@ VOL 77 ON OCT 27, 2010

Torafu Architects never cease to delight the audience with innovative projects each time they participate at PechaKucha Nights in Tokyo. This time, architect Koichi Suzuno does so by showing off three unique pieces of art and design as part of a special pre-Tokyo Design Week edition. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Week" on August 28, 2013.

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Alfie

BY FREYA
@ VOL 5 ON APR 17, 2012

Another fantastic kids presentation from Derby, this time with Freya talking about her dog Alfie, a retired racing greyhound. If this doesn't convince you that adopting a retired racing dog is a good idea, we don't know what will. (in English)

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Cricket For Dummies

BY HASEEF
@ VOL 5 ON APR 17, 2012

In this great KIDS Presentation from PechaKucha Night Derby, Haseef apprises us of the ins and outs of his favorite sport: Cricket.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 1, 2013.

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Let's Get Bookin'

BY TY ALLAN JACKSON
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 14, 2012

Ty Allan Jackson talks about Big Head Books, his children books publishing project, and explains how to him its his way of contributing to the education of all kids, no matter the age or race. (in English)

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Tales Therapy and Dreams

BY KATERINA EGORUSHKINA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 11, 2012

A presentation that deals with how our childhood tales relate to our dreams. We also learn about tales therapy, and the ways in which through therapeutic tales and creative visualization one can turn their (not borrowed!) dreams into reality. Katerina Egorushkіna shares her personal and professional experiences relating to these issues. (in Ukrainian)

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My Back Garden

BY JASMINE
@ VOL 5 ON APR 17, 2012

Another great kids presentation from Derby, this time featuring Jasmine who talks about her favorite garden, located very close to her home.

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A Better Contrast: 8 Cakes and 1 Candle

BY VICTORIA VELICHKO
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 01, 2011

In this presentation we learn how to engage children in the process of cooking, and the presenter, Victoria Velichko, also shares some thoughts on why she chooses not to buy certain products at the store, but instead straight from the farm. (in Ukrainian)

 
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What Is PechaKucha?

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

PechaKucha founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham walk us through the phenomenon that is PechaKucha, explain how it started, and what the global community looks like now. They also touch on the special kids workshop that was done on the same day as this presentation, as part of the "Design-ah exhibition." (in Japanese)

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Why Be Deceptively Delicious When You Can Be Culinarily Creative?

BY JENNIFER BRANDLE-MCCALL
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 13, 2014

Many parents will try to disguise healthy foods to get their kids to eat them, but Jennifer Brandle-McCall believes that making healthy foods recognisable and fun is the key to developing healthy eating choices. She points out that we eat with our eyes first, so why not add some creativity and fun to our meals. See some of the culinary creations she has created that encourage her kids to explore healthy foods.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 2, 2014. 

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Kirk Bergstrom

Today we cover another presentation from PechaKucha Night in San Francisco Vol. 37 -- if you missed the presentation we featured yesterday by Architecture for Humanity's Cameron Sinclair, do take a look -- with Kirk Bergrstrom and his "Emergence Through Emergency" talk -- "When we understand nature's coordinate system, we learn how to do more with less."

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A PechaKucha Event for Kids

Well this sounds like fun: the PechaKucha Brussels organizer, Alok Nandi, is organizing a special PechaKucha event (PKN Vol. 23) that will feature a full lineup of kids! There will be 10 presenters, and the event is set for May 6 at Claridge from 16:20 -- the regular PechaKucha Night Vol. 24 will take place that evening at the same venue.

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Reexamining an Abandoned Amusement Park, Teaching Kids How to Deal with Disabilities, and Guerilla Projecting in Providence

Presentations A presentation (from PKN Miami Vol. 15) by Anthony Spinello and Augustina Woodgate about a project in Berlin called Kulturpark, taking place in an abandoned amusement park. Here's more on the project from the official website:In the Treptower Park forest in East Berlin, along the Spreeriver, there is an abandoned amusement park. The park, originally called Kulturpark Planterwald, was built in 1969 by the GDR and was a rare site for Soviet amusement and attraction. After the fall of the wall, the park became the family-owned Spreepark and suffered challenges of access, attendance, and economy. In 2001, the park closed from capital collapse. Ever since, visitors have regularly traversed the fence to explore this jungle of broken thrill machines. In June 2012, Kulturpark will explore the poetics and potential of these recent ruins, building upon the unique energy of Berlin’s urban, social, cultural, and political landscapes.Marina Potanina is the president of a charity foundation called To Kids About Kids. In her presentation (in Russian, from PKN Moscow Vol. 12) she talks about the project, and the creation of an animated series about school life for a group of kids, with one of the main characters being a girl in a wheelchair. In Russia, there are no books, TV, or other examples of adequate communication with people with disabilities. Marina believes that if we start by talking to kids about these issues, that our society will be changed. Posters We end the week with a Tumblr blog update that includes quite a few older posters: PKN Beirut Vol. 11 (pictured above), PKN Sevilla Vol. 9 and 11, PKN Jakarta Vol. 10, PKN New Orleans Vol. 4, PKN Chicago Vol. 18, PKN Louisville Vol. 1, PKN Dublin Vol. 1, PKN Christchurch Vol. 3, PKN The Hague Vol. 5, PKN Victoria Vol. 3-6, PKN Huddersfield Vol. 1, and PKN Los Angeles Vol. 28. Photos We spotted this photo (by Twitter user @parulia, who was attending her first PKN) taken at this past Wednesday's PKN Providence Vol. 41 -- we sure love the guerilla nature of the venue and projection wall.  Calendar There's just one event tonight (August 31), with Kumamoto hosting its Vol. 4. Then, you can look to Saturday for the following two events: PKN Hyderabad Vol. 10 and PKN Kathmandu Vol. 6. 

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Landscapes in Australia (and Beyond), the Mississippi Goddam Play, and Teaching Kids Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship

Presentations Christian Fletcher is a landscape photographer who photographs not only the beautiful South West of Australia but is now expanding his portfolio to include the rest of Australia and locations around the world. His presentation (from PKN Dunsborough Vol. 5) covers a new photography collaboration, exhibition, and workshop that is coming up in the near future. How did Jonathan Norton get out of writing a 20-page assignment? He promised a 100-page play instead, based on the Nina Simone song "Mississippi Goddam." Here's the story (from PKN Dallas Vol. 10). As we find out in this presentation (in Ukrainian, from PKN Kyiv Vol. 9), Kids-Coins is an educational project -- held inside and outside school -- that teaches children and teenagers the basics of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Sergey Bidenko and Irina Zolotarevych -- co-authors of the "Kids-Coins" projects -- are experienced business coaches who have implemented 37 training and educational programs for adults and youth. Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog is for Miami's upcoming very special Vol. 20 -- we always love seeing a city reach that number -- which doubles as a pre-Art Basel evening. It happens on December 1, and you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the event page. Photos Mikkeli recently held its very first PKN (and two weeks later, its Vol. 2), and here's the photo gallery [Flickr] to prove it -- you'll also find the full list of presenters with links on the event page. Calendar There are no PKNs tonight, but tomorrow night (November 20) you can look forward to the following two events: PKN Calgary Vol. 14 and PKN Coquitlam Vol. 8.

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Derby vs. Kenya

This weekend, in honor of the kids workshop we are holding as part of our special "PechaKucha x Design-ah exhibition" events at the 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT in Tokyo today, for our "Presentation of the Day" we've chosen a presentation from our Kids Channel. You're never too young to do a PechaKucha presentation, and so meet Archie, aged 7, who takes the opportunity to introduce us to his friend Jeremiah, aged 6, who lives in Kenya.

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Exhibition "Design Ah!"

As part of Roppongi Art Night 2013, 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT teamed up with the global PechaKucha organization for two very special sessions of 20x20 presentations -- part of the exhibition "Design Ah!" -- starting with a kids workshop during the day that was followed by a presentation session, and then a regular PechaKucha event for adults in the evening. The kids workshop took place before the session, with a group of children who had applied to take part. They all had a couple of hours to take photos of things they found interesting in the area, and then prepare a PechaKucha 20x20 presentation. The evening session featured a fun mix of design talent, and kicked off with a presentation by Roppongi Art Night’s artistic director Katsuhiko Hibino. Both session were hosted by PechaKucha founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, along with renowned graphic designer and director of the "Design Ah!" exhibition Taku Satoh.

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Kid in the City

As our final "Presentation of the Day" for the week -- and to kick off the weekend -- we hear from Sarkis Ghanaghounian (AKA Sako) who shares how he, as a city kid, loves growing up in a city and all the cool stuff he gets to experience. The presentation is in response to local politician Doug Holyday's recent comment about how Toronto is not the ideal city to raise children.

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PechaKucha Night Istanbul Vol. 17 " Being A Child"

    Hello! Countdown to PechaKucha Night Istanbul for kids. PKN Istanbul  Vol. 17 "Being A Child" on Friday 20th September, 2013. Next generation is coming. What world holds for next generation? They are so excited. Little presenters will share projects and ideas about creative world on the stage. Our speakers details are coming soon. We are waiting all of you, if you are in city.   Friday 20th September, 2013. The Building Information Centre ISTANBUL , 18.30 pm.      

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PechaKucha Kids in Badajoz

We love seeing PechaKucha events aimed at kids -- with the kids being the presenters -- and so we were quite happy to see an event just like that take place in Badajoz. Below, watch a TV news report covering the event. You can also visit our Kids Channel to watch our selection of kids presentations.

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PKN Kicks Off in Brooklyn

Last week saw the debut of a new PechaKucha Night series in Brooklyn, and here's a photo of the organizing team, along with PKN Chicago organizer Peter Exley (second from left), who MCed the event -- his daughter, Emma Exley (far left), is the main PKN Brooklyn organizer, and the three to Peter's right are Anne Dudek, Eylül Wintermeyer, and Jared Hatch, who coincidentally are all alumni of PKN Chicago. Like father like daughter! We hope to see more photos and the presentations from the event online soon, so keep checking the official event page.