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PAST VOL 15

Moscow @ Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design
Jun 24, 2011

PAST VOL 15

Kosice @ Moulin a Cafe (Mlyncek)
Aug 17, 2011

PAST VOL 20

Taipei @ xuexue institute
Jul 01, 2012

PAST VOL 2

Dnipropetrovsk @ Coffeeshop FRIENDS'TIME Moskva
Jul 31, 2012

PAST VOL 5

Garrison @ The Garrison
Mar 27, 2014

PAST VOL 4

Poitiers @ Maison de L'architectue - Poitou Charentes
Mar 19, 2013

PAST VOL 4

Gliwice @ Centrum Organizacji Kulturalnych GCOP
Sep 18, 2014

PAST VOL 79

Providence @ The Spot Underground
Oct 28, 2015

PAST SPOT festival

Aarhus @ DOKK1
Apr 30, 2016

PAST VOL 2

Perugia @ Centro Servizi Camerali "Galeazzo Alessi"
Jun 03, 2016

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Stand Up Paddling

BY HENRIK FAHLÉN
IN VARBERG

SUP stands for "Stand Up Paddleboarding," which means that you stand up on a big surfboard and use a paddle. This ancient form of surfing reemerged when surf instructors realized the benefits of it, that by being higher you can better see oncoming waves. Today, SUP has turned into the fastest growing water sport in the world. (in Swedish)

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A Concise History of Race Relations in New Zealand ... Abridged

BY JAMES NOKISE
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

James Nokise gives us a comedic rundown on the history of New Zealand, its diversity, and its rugby team. He talks about New Zealand's original inhabitants, its immigrants, and encourages racial understanding and acceptance across the board. 

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Feeding the Achieve

BY SAMANTHA NIENOW
@ VOL 19 ON AUG 15, 2013

Samantha Nienow and Rebecca Layman feed their inner desires to achieve as they train for the Half Ironman triathlon, a gruelling event made up of swimming, biking, and running. They push each other through highs and lows and offer each other support as they strive for the same goal. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 8, 2014.

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A Night Out At Night It Up

BY ANITA KO
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 07, 2014

Anita Ko talks about her orangization's abilities. Having been a part of an event that hosts over 120 000 people each year, Anita shows us what her company, Power Unit Youth Organization, is capable of when it comes to inspiring many generations.

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The Significance of Rowing

BY NORA KERN
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 07, 2014

Nora Kern, Project Coordinator at Walk/Bike Nashville and Cumberland River Compact, tells about the importance and impact of rowing - why someone would row, and how this sport can give us a new perspective. She addresses the issue that very few people have the opportunity to recreationally enjoy the river, and poses the questions how can Nashville be designed with easy water access, and how can we personally enjoy the river?

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Longboarding: It's All Downhill from Here

BY JAIME LANGEWEG
@ VOL 26 ON APR 09, 2015

Skateboarding has become a massively commercialised sport. Wich completely contradicts the rebellious nature and roots of this pass time. These past few years we have seen an uprise of the longboarding movement. This new group has remarkably different values and ideas than the classic streetskater. But, in the end they still practise the same sport. Can these differences progress the sport as a whole? 

It’s All Downhill from Here

In this presentation, Jaime Langeweg tries to answer the question: why do I skate? Jaime explains what it means to have flow in one’s life. The act of fluid style and movement in skateboarding translates very well to other aspects of life. For example, having flow in your writing, drawing and even studying can massively improve your productivity.

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.GIFs: an Emotive Vocabulary

BY SHA HWANG
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Sha Hwang takes us through the history of .gifs, and their use in society, as an emotive vocabulary for current events, sports, and every day life.

Sha is an information designer and technologist based mostly in Brooklyn. A failed architect and an accidental entrepreneur, Sha has designed and built work for clients such as the New York Times, MTV, Flickr, and Adobe. Previously, Sha worked at Stamen Design and later cofounded the company Movity, which was acquired by Trulia. Sha spends his nights trawling Tumblr and printing gifs as Gifpop and his days working with Nava to improve healthcare.gov and other parts of government.

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Exploring North Queensland by Paraglider

BY ALLEN WEYNBERG
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Allen Weynberg learnt to paraglide in the UK in 1994.  A father of three, he has juggled his time for the last two decades and maintained some kind of presence in the air.  He now teaches full time in North Queensland and explores the wild surroundings by paraglider whenever he can escape.

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Football cliché's can be nuts

BY JOJO DEBRAZZA
@ VOL 4 ON JAN 19, 2016

The terms and cliches used in football can be confusing and sometimes odd to children, writer and football development officer JoJo Debrazza tells us a story that shows just how crazy they may seem to young ears and minds.

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Rising Above Circumstances

BY KEVIN CARROLL
@ VOL 19 ON APR 20, 2016

Kevin Carroll is the author of the highly successful Red Rubber Ball trilogy. He has helped turn creative ideas into reality for many organizations and has dedicated his life to advancing education, sports, and play as a vehicle for social change and success.

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Roberto De Vido

Based in a tiny village outside of Tokyo, Roberto De Vido creates comics that cover everything from politics to sports, with a bit of everyday life mixed in. In this post, some of the works shown during his presentation at PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 59. Below, pages from a project initiated with photographer Masaru Goto to highlight the plight of HIV/AIDS in Cambodia.

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Art, Sport and Passion

What keeps you awake at night and gets you up in the morning? How can seemingly small events make us the people we are today? By looking at art and sport, two defining interests in his life, Adam Buss chart a journey to this exact point in time. No conclusions, no sales pitch, just passion. The presentation was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Derby Vol. 2.

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Cricket for Dummies

Another great kids presentation from Derby (Vol. 5), this time with Haseef introducing us to the world of his favorite sport: cricket. If you're unsure of the difference between a Batsman and a Wicketkeeper, this one's worth a look!

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From Japanese Graffiti to Drain Spotting

In today's "Presentation of the Day, Remo Camerota takes us through his brilliant book on Japanese graffiti, and on to his follow-up release (which wasn't out at the time this presentation was done) on Japanese manhole covers, titled Drain Spotting. Remo currently has a Kickstarter campaign for a new project.

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White Spots and Doubt

In 2012, David Maney wrote and performed a theatre-show based on his experience being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This show eventually became known as "White Spots," a humorous look at the traumas that plague us daily. In his presentation (from PKN Tokyo, Vol. 102) he discusses the ugly sides of ourselves, our fixations, and various flavors of doubt.

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British Sports Cars: Why I Always Need Another One

If dihedral doors, carbon-fiber chassis, and airbrakes rev your engine, this one is for you: With the need for speed and style, no doubt you're in need of a Britsh sports car -- at least in Nick Groombridge's opinion you are. In "British Sports Cars: Why I Always Need Another One" from PKN Garrison Vol. 5, Nick showcases four British cars in his collection and talks about them individually; explaining how they are made and what makes them unique.

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Exley on Lucas

No, it's not a report about PechaKucha, but we love seeing PechaKucha Night Chicago organizer Peter Exley in this CBS local news report about George Lucas' upcoming museum, as he sports his "20 images x 20 seconds" PechaKucha t-shirt. Watch the full report here.

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Poster for PKN Chicago Vol. 31

Chicago's PechaKucha Night Vol. 31 is just over a week away (on Tuesday, September 9), and here's the poster -- designed by Matthew Hoffman -- to prove it.

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Today's the day!

Looking forward to tonight -- the presentations are looking great and we're excited to spend the evening with you! Jessica(for the PKN Lilongwe Team)   p.s.  Here's a bio for another one of our presenters: Alex was born in the Netherlands and now working for the Red Cross in Malawi as water and sanitation delegate. He loves sports and is an ex-speedskater turned coach.  Alex will be talking about the passion of the dutch for this wintersport and one race in particular.

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Presenter Bio: Alex

Introducing one of our presenters, Alex: Alex was born in the Netherlands and now works as a water and sanitation delegate for the Red Cross in Malawi. Alex loves sports and is an ex-speedskater turned coach. Some people are at their best when gliding on ice and this evening we will hear about the Dutch people’s passion of the Dutch for speedskating – and one race in particular. Happy to have Alex join us!