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With its exquisite natural beauty, Ankara steals this week's PechaKucha City Focus. As the capital of Turkey, it has an impressive population of over 4 million people. Ankara is also known as the "Green City" due to its lush green landscapes and heavy involvement in agriculture. Reflecting its long and eventful history, the remains from the Roman Empire such as Temple of Roma and Augustus are proudly standing to this day. Let's all wish the PKN Ankara team the best of luck on October 20th at PechaKucha Night Ankara Vol. 3! Go green or go home!


In celebration of their very first PechaKucha Night, we shine the City Focus spotlight upon the picturesque Uppsala, Sweden. With architectural marvels such as the magnificent 13th-century Uppsala cathedral, the historical ambiance of the city is appreciated amongst both historians and tourists alike. Besides the city's eminent historical significance, Uppsala's delightful landscapes entice you to connect with its natural surroundings and warm spirited inhabitants. We are truly looking forward to what PKN Uppsala has to share at their first ever event!

Also, we would like to extend a big welcome to Linda, PechaKucha Uppsala's Organizer, to the PechaKucha family! Good luck, Linda!


For this week's City Focus, we travel to the majestic city of Budapest. Budapest is certainly a one stop shop for all things art and entertainment, having more than 40 theaters and over 100 museums and galleries within the city limits. Exciting concerts and festivals are held year-round at venues like the legendary Opera House, which is considered to be the best opera house in the world. This city is a timeless piece of art that will surely take your breath away. Check out PechaKucha Night Budapest Vol. 61 this week on October 4th. Go get 'em, Budapest!


A picture perfect time is just around the corner for this week’s City Focus spotlight. Located in the Canadian Province of Alberta, Calgary is known for its rich cultural diversity and abundant sunshine. With its multicultural competency of 120 languages and delectable hearty cuisine, there's no wonder its among the top 5 most livable cities on Earth. We are looking forward to yet another amazing night showcasing Calgary's radiant local talents at PechaKucha Night Calgary Vol. 34. Hope to see you all there! 


Take a leisurely walk on the beach with us in Pensacola, Florida for this week's City Focus. Combining its rich history and beautiful beaches that cover 50 miles of its coastline, Pensacola is truely an intruiging and eye-catching city. With their passion for bringing people together through creativity, community outreach programs, and its fascinating history, their presentations reflect the true heart of Pensacolans. Please check out their city page to learn more about all the wonderful things Pensacola has got going on! We wish the PKN Pensacola team the very best of luck on their 13th volume on September 22nd. Hope to see you all there!


This week's City Focus features the beautiful historic town of Taos, New Mexico. The rustic adobe buildings as seen at the Taos Pueblo, inhabited by Native Americans for centuries, influence the city's appreciation for natural artistic beauty. Taos offers many galleries and museums that showcase regional artwork which make hosting PechaKucha Nights in this arist-filled city something unique and special. They are hosting their 28th volume on the 16th of September at the Taos Center for the Arts and we look forward to what the Taos community has to share. Be ready to be inspired!


Lying on the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan, St. Joseph is our featured city focus this week. Home to the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph is a forward moving town, latent with history of commerce and travel. This quaint beach town is welcoming to all, between its scenic coastline and magical amusement parks. We can’t wait for PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 14! See you all there.


Just in time for their PKN Vol. 24, Cairns is taking the spotlight for this week’s City Focus. Located in Queensland, Australia, this PK city is breathtaking with it’s clear blue waters and white sand. Cairns is a popular tourist location due to it’s access to one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef. Cairns is hosting their PKN Vol. 24 during National Science week and we can’t wait. See you all there!

 


Travel with us to Grenland, Norway in this weeks City Focus. In August, Grenland will be hosting their own PechaKucha Night Vol. 1! Their first monthly PechaKucha Night is being held among the natural scenery and captivating coastline. Grenland is widely known for its outdoor activities, museums, and sightseeing. Grenland is a unique and offbeat Norwegian city with minds as vast as their beautiful natural world. Come out on August 29th to welcome Grenland into the PechaKucha family! Looking forward to seeing you there.

 


Take a trip with us to the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s, for our City Focus. St. John’s is located on the eastern tip of the Avalon Peninsula and is rich with both history and captivating beauty. It is one of the oldest european settlements in North America, dating back to 1519. As for the cityscape, the homes and buildings in St. John’s are radiant with color and have tremendous character. Participating in their first ever PechaKucha Night, St. John’s is going to be packed with creatives to the brim! We are so looking forward to seeing your colorful minds at St. John’s PechaKucha Night Vol. 1 at the end of this month! Follow them on intstagram for updates and fun facts about PechaKucha @pechakuchastjohns!

 

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