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Just 4 weeks after the events of 3/11 in Japan, the worldwide PechaKucha community came together to "Inspire Japan." Over $85,000 was raised for Architecture for Humanity and ArchiAid during a non-stop 24-hour PechaKucha event that circled the globe. The process of re-growth is ongoing, and presentations will continue to be added as we continue to inspire.
117 PechaKucha Night cities came together to raise money for reconstruction in Haiti on the 20th of February, 2010, just 4 weeks after the earthquake. Raising $79,000 for Architecture for Humanity, the money has helped build a school, which opened in November of 2011.
Our 2012 global event had the goal of celebrating every PechaKucha Night city, worldwide. It was a weeklong celebration (February 20-26) that brought all PechaKucha organizers, presenters, and attendees together, with a focus on highlighting all of the amazing cities that make up the global PechaKucha community.
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.
"Powered by PechaKucha" events are one-off events that are separate from regular city-based PechaKucha Nights, and that are usually held as part of festivals and conferences, but can also act as standalone events. These events include presentations that use the PechaKucha 20 images x 20 seconds format.
Once a year on February 20th — the anniversary of PechaKucha’s founding — we celebrate the proliferation of worldwide creativity, and the amazing interconnectedness of cities from all over. PechaKucha Global Night is a coming together — a time where we recognise that each PechaKucha Night is not alone, but part of something greater. Find a PechaKucha Night in your city and join in the global festivities!
After the events of the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake, the worldwide PechaKucha community has come together to "Inspire New Zealand". The road to recovery is a long one, and you can help inspire regrowth by sharing your story of Christchurch here. Get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the wake of devastation wreaked by natural disasters globally, PechaKucha seeks to assist in the re-development of all affected regions via the INSPIRE initiative. The road to recovery is a long one, and YOU can help inspire regrowth by sharing your stories here. Get in touch with us via email@example.com to begin.
Bar del Frente
Feb 20, 2010
The Old Library
May 01, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
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Sep 11, 2014
The Hall Exeter
Feb 20, 2015
Feb 20, 2015
The Tin Music & Arts, Canal Basin Vaults
Feb 20, 2016
The Power of Twenty - For Haiti
BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 68
ON JAN 27, 2010
20th February - Save the date - We are planning a PechaKucha Global Day for Haiti. 200 cities, 2000 presenters, 200,000 participants. Look to local city sites for more info - and how to participate - The global map on pecha-kucha.org geolocates around you. If you have a idea, a system, product anything creative that could help Haiti let us know we want this to become a database of wonderful information! Please come back to the site daily - for updates. Thanks you so much - the global PechaKucha family
BY BRIAN LEBARTON & FRANCESCO VALENTINO
@ VOL 68
ON JAN 27, 2010
Brian LeBarton and Francesco Valentino have never met. The terrible tragedy in Haiti has brought them together by fate for this moving presentation. Brian LeBarton is a composer and keyboardist for Beck - and we had been chatting to him about musicians performing over 20 images 20 slides for PechaKucha presentations. Francesco Valentino is a film maker and photograher who we knew through a chance meeting in Tokyo. Only a few days ago when we had this idea of PechaKucha for Haiti, Brian stepped forward and said he would compose and play something for us - at the same time we bumped into someone who said Francesco was in Haiti trying to find his family and had been taking some moving shots as events unfurled. Sadly he didn't find all the lives he was looking for. This a poignant first PechaKucha presentation for Haiti. Thank you Brian, thank you Francesco - and thank you Joey and Corrie for making this happen. Please spread the word about this initiative and our Global PechaKucha Day on 20th February - and please click the donate button. Many other bands are working with us. If you are a photographer or have any other images of Haiti past or present you want to share - we will be happy to match you with a musician. Please get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org. Unlike anything else out there in this world of visual entertainment the PechaKucha Presentation Player allows you look, listen and think. Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham PechaKucha founders
Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti - THANK YOU
BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 70
ON FEB 24, 2010
Thank you all for making Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti a huge success. Over 117 events took place during the 24hr PechaKucha Presentation WAVE - and we almost spoke to everyone, ahem! Fantastically over $42,000 has been raised to date - thats almost to our first target of $50,000 which buys a school.
57 Hours Later...
@ VOL 1
ON DEC 03, 2007
GEA-SAR arrived in Port Au Prince-Haiti, from Turkey, 57 hours after the Haiti Eartquake. As soon as the team arrived the city, they started to work on the debris of the biggest supermarket of the city. GEA-SAR operated 6 days, working with US SFTF2 team on the debris of Caribbean Market and saved 5 lives. Team Members in Haiti: Umut Dinçşahin, Kadir Erkan, Cem Behar, Betül Ergun, Mihrican Bal, İbrahim Doğru, Nazım Özdemir, Zeynep Gül Ünal, and Caner Kalaycı.
It should also be noted that this presentation was originally a part of our Global PechaKucha Day effort for Haiti Reconstruction.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 30, 2013.
Rebuilding Haiti - The Last Responders
BY CAMERON SINCLAIR, ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY
@ VOL 37
ON FEB 20, 2010
The PechaKucha Presentation WAVE for Haiti started on 20th February in Auckland, New Zealand and 117 cities and 20 hours later ended it San Francisco where Cameron Sinclair, Founder of Architecture For Humanity, was ready to give one of the final PechaKucha Presentations on this amazing day for Haiti! Take it away Cameron! View PechaKucha WAVEcast of the presentation on Ustream Architecture For Humanity
Global PechaKucha Day for Haiti, One Year On
BY CAMERON SINCLAIR
IN SAN FRANCISCO
What a difference a year makes. Global PechaKucha Day for Haiti raised over $80,000 on the 20th February 2010 for Architecture for Humanity. Our aim was to raise enough money to rebuild one of the devastated schools in Haiti, so today, one year on we are very proud to say that dream is becoming a reality. Thanks to all the amazing efforts of Cameron Sinclair and Architecture for Humanity they have begun to rebuild schools in Haiti, one of which is directly funded by Global PechaKucha Day. To mark the occasion, and let you see progress Cameron has put together an update, in a 20x20 presentation, where you can see the design for the Ecole La Dignite, the school you have funded, taking shape. After you have watched the presentation you will understand that the money we raised has been put to use very effectively. If you can we encourage you all to continue to support the long haul AFH mission mission in Haiti, you can find the pages here.
PechaKucha Global Events
BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 90
ON MAR 28, 2012
The Joseph School in Haiti
BY KENNON CALHOUN
James Kennon speaks about his work with The Joseph School in Haiti. On the island of Haiti of the 9.2 million people, 80% live below the International Poverty Line equating to 7.4 million people with an average income of less than $2 per day. Haiti is the poorest nation in the western hemisphere. The most impactful way to help Haiti is to empower them to help themselves. Leadership changes everything.
Interconnection - Your Day in a Global Perspective
BY NATHAN DE LYSTER
IN HONG KONG
Nathan de Lyster shows how an average day in the life of a middle-class Westerner connects with the lives of people from at least 20 other countries.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
PechaKucha for Haiti on PKD
As we enter February, and now less than three weeks away from the "PechaKucha Global Night for Haiti," we're going to concentrate coverage here at PechaKucha Daily on the worldwide event, and all of the things happening in the weeks leading to it. As you'll soon see, there's going to be a lot of activity on the site, with a huge ramp up of presentations going online (we're hoping to get as many as we can uploaded), to be accompanied with donation buttons, with all proceeds going to reconstruction projects in Haiti (through Architecture for Humanity). So stay tuned, and prepare to be amazed by what the PechaKucha community will be producing.
PKN Bali for Haiti
The "PechaKucha Global Night for Haiti" will be a true community event, bringing together as many of the PKN cities as possible on one day (February 20). The organizers of PKN Bali were among the first to pledge their support, and here's a look at the poster they've put together for the event. Note that the venue is still to be announced.
Australian Design Review
Big thanks go out to the Australian Design Review for bringing attention to the "Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti," with a piece that also points out that Sydney will indeed be one of the participating cities -- to be held at the MCA.
PKN Nagoya + Haiti
Nagoya will be hosting an event during the "Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti," to be held at the Like Air + Water venue, from 18:00. See the poster above for more details.
PKN Detroit + Haiti
Detroit's "Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti" event on the 20th will take place at the Marlene Boll Theatre, kicking off at a very PechaKucha time of 20:20.
PKN Caracas + Haiti
Caracas will not only be joining the "Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti" on the 20th, the event will also act as the city's Vol. 1! It will take place at Bar 205, starting at 19:00.
PechaKucha for Haiti Ending Highlight
As the entire PechaKucha team slowly recuperates from this past weekend's amazing Haiti event -- and that means everyone in Tokyo, and everyone who participated in the live PechaKucha WAVE somewhere in the world -- here's a look at how things wound down at the end. Expect lots of coverage here over the next few days, but we did want by share this video highlight of how the event ended, featuring Mark thanking everyone.
The Global PechaKucha Day for Haiti, One Year Later
February 20 not only marks PechaKucha's anniversary -- the eighth no less -- but it also marks exactly one year since last year's Global PechaKucha Day for Haiti, a worldwide event that was held to raise funds for reconstruction efforts in Haiti, with the help of Architecture for Humanity. Today we're happy to share a special presentation by Architecture for Humanity's Cameron Sinclair, as an update on what has been achieved over the past year.
PechaKucha School in Haiti
On the 20th of February 2010, the 7th anniversary of PechaKucha Night, 117 cities came together on a single day and held events across the globe to support Architecture for Humanity's plans for rebuilding in Haiti. Other PechaKucha events for Haiti during February took this total to 174, and with cities still holding PKN events for Haiti in March this total topped 200. Today -- 20 days later -- it gives us great pride in announcing that the PechaKucha global network of cities, organizers, presenters and fans has raised over $60,000 which allows Architecture For Humanity to build the first PechaKucha School in Haiti. This just in from Architecture for Humanity's Cameron Sinclair: Our team arrived in Haiti last week, and we will know more about specific costs in the next few weeks. Our preliminary estimates for school costs are:Basic Costs Main Teaching Blocks (3) $30,000Toilet Block (1) $5,000Cafeteria $15,000Teachers Room $5,000 Landscaping/Reforestation $5,000 Total: $60,000 We will know more about volunteer needs also in the next few weeks but probably won't have volunteers there until the summer or later, so we will keep you posted on this. Really looking forward to seeing all the 100s of presentations online in the next few weeks. Good luck with the uploading! Thank you for organizing such an amazing event! Cameron Sinclair Architecture for Humanity