This week's City Focus highlights the famous temple town nestled in the Chubu region of Japan, Nagano. This picturesque city is teeming with charming temples dating back to the Nara period that complement the breathtaking landscapes. Living up to its expectation as a temple town, Nagano recently hosted PechaKucha Night Nagano Vol. 40 at the historic Choukokuji Temple. Be sure to look out for enthralling presentations (in Japanese) from Nagano real soon! 

This week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight shines on the poster design for Mumbai's revival event, PechaKucha Night Mumbai Vol. 10. The stark contrast of pigments utilized in the design bring the semi-monochromatic illustration to life and tickle one's sense of wonder. Let creativity ooze from your mind and head on over to Mumbai's PechaKucha Night to meet other creatives like you!

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This week's PechaKucha People spotlight lands on PechaKucha Night Warwick organizer Phyllis Lehman. For Phyllis, art is a form of expression that goes beyond an artist and their medium. She sees it as a theraputic and life enhancing activity that everyone should enjoy and participate in. By day, she is an artist and therapist and by night, a PKN Warwick organizer, so she lives and breathes creativity! Thank you for your PechaKucha passion and we wish you the best of luck hosting PechaKucha Night Warwick Vol. 6. Keep inspiring others to be creative, Phyllis!

This week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight invites you to crack open a cold beer with the lovely attendees of PechaKucha Night Chiayi Vol. 5. With a sweet mix of vintage and pop elements, the poster design exudes a welcoming and bubbly atmosphere that incites all to come and enjoy the numerous creative presenters and a refreshing beverage at the highly anticipated event. It is truely a poster that represents the genial and lively people of Chiayi. 

For more amazing PechaKucha Night Posters, visit our PechaKucha Night Tumblr Page.

This week's City Focus lands on Scotland's largest financial center and second most populous city, Edinburgh. As the historical and cultural attraction of Scotland, the city is full some of Scotland's most renowned music theatres, museums, and art galleries. Edinburgh will be hosting its 39th installment of PechaKucha Night on June 15th. We are all looking forward to more amazing content from Edinburgh. Hope to see you all there!

Graphic designer extraordinaire and PechaKucha Night Winnipeg organizer Justin Ladia steals this week's PechaKucha People spotlight. With his infectious smile and lovable personality, Justin has been a great new addition to the team, bringing a new, blooming energy to PKN Winnipeg. Their latest event, PKN Winnipeg Vol. 34, proved to be a big hit, and they have kept the ball rolling, having both Vol. 35 and 36 already set and ready to go! Keep killin' it Justin and team, PechaKucha HQ is proud and keeping an eye on you!

This week's City Focus features one of PechaKucha Night's newest cities, Vejle. Located in Denmark, Vejle is known for its stunning scenery and historical contributions to the arts. Not only is Vejle celebrated for its natural beauty, it also has some of the most unique yet modern infrastructure in Denmark. Having recently hosted their very first PechaKucha Night last month, PKN Vejle is ready to share their creative ideas with the world! Once again, welcome to the PechaKucha community. Go, Vejle!

PechaKucha Night Vodňany Vol. 11's vibrant poster design finds itself under this week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight. With its playful usage of symbolism and color, PKN Vodňany's poster designers amaze us again with yet another textually stimulating addition to their already impressive PKN Poster collection. Go check out their city event page for more of their fabulous poster designs.

Never fear about missing out on awesome designs like these (by creatives just like you), visit our PechaKucha Night Tumblr Page for the latest posters!

This week's City Focus highlights the lovely seaside city of Long Beach, CA. With its delightful ocean view and intriguing sites such as the infamous RMS Queen Mary, Long Beach is home to a number of California's most popular tourist sites and renowned art and music centers. Long Beach natives often display their fascination for the arts and local culture by hosting numerous community events including PechaKucha Night. Have some fun in the sun and at night, chill with the cool creatives of Long Beach at PechaKucha Night Long Beach Vol.9 on May 31st. Hope to see you there!

This week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight features the quirky poster design from PechaKucha Night New Westminster Vol. 19. Its composition exhibits varying artistic elements to create intense contrasts by utilizing vibrant colors in juxtaposition to a desaturated yet attractive background. This poster also incorporates a unique variation of New West's reoccurring character from their previous poster designs (which can be found by visiting their City Event Page).

For more amazing PechaKucha Posters, visit our PechaKucha Night Tumblr Page.