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With its diverse history, abundantly beautiful natural surroundings, and the groundbreaking Nagoya Castle architecture, Nagoya offers plenty of grand landmarks for both residents and travelers. This incredible city will be hosting its 34th volume of PechaKucha Night on November 17th and we are all excited to see more amazing content from them soon. Hope to see you all there!


This adorable poster for PechaKucha Night Nikko Vol. 4 spotlights the twelve animals of the Chinese Zodiac, one of the most celebrated cultural traditions of predicting fortune in East Asia. People born in a specific year are believed to attain certain attributes of the zodiac animal. Perhaps, these party animals are predicting the next year's fortune as they huddle around the warm bonfire in the lively textile forest. As the year of dog is coming to an end, the year of boar awaits us!

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For this week's PKN Poster Spotlight, we present artist Sandy Winkle's ethereal poster design for PechaKucha Night Dunsborough Vol. 29. In support of her local community, Sandy auctioned the design's original painting and donated the earnings to a local woman who is battling cancer. This gorgeous piece certainly creates a powerful and lasting impression that influences the viewer's perception of beekeeping. Not only does this story exhibit Dunsborough's artistic creativity, it also shows its passion for bringing its community together and the kindness of its people. Let's cheer on this inspiring city!

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Known as the birthplace of Rembrandt, the great Dutch painter, Leiden continues to preserve its artistic traditions with its vibrant 17th-century buildings and scenic canals that open new pathways to your inner peace. On November 7th, Leiden is having an extra-special Japan themed event for PechaKucha Night Leiden Vol. 25. You definitely don't want to miss this one! Hope to see you all there!


Fly with us to Izmir in this week's City's Focus. Situated on the western edge of Turkey, Izmir draws you into a world of picturesque modernity and colorful tradition. Its' glorious traditional architecture makes one reminisce of a time where one could easily lose themselves in the beauty of the world around them.  Come out and join us on November 1st for PechaKucha Night Izmir Vol. 19! See you there.


With pillow cases full of sugary sweets and streets decorated with creepy jack-o'-lanterns, we celebrate Halloween in this week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight from PechaKucha Night Santander Vol. 7. Sporting the most iconic elements from tradtional Halloween decor, this poster surely encaptures the essence of what the holiday is all about. Join us on this spooky evening in Santander on November 1st! Have a spooktacular Halloween!


Uniquely characterized with 33 islands, an archipelago island country in the Persian Gulf known as Bahrain takes the special spotlight in this week's City Focus. Many believe that Bahrain may have been the biblical Garden of Eden for its prime location as an oasis of fertility in ancient times in a mainly desolated region. With PechaKucha Night Bahrain Vol. 8 coming up soon, let's wish them the very best and we hope to hear about your amazing presentations in the near future! We are all rooting for you, Bahrain!



This week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight seizes one's attention with an eye-popping photo collage from PechaKucha Night Lisbon Vol. 26! As the vibrant contrasting colors exquisitely capture the variety of creative characteristics in Lisbon, get ready to be immersed in big waves of talent, color, and inspiration on October 26th!

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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!


This week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight shines on the whimsical poster design for PechaKucha Night Guangzhou Vol. 35. The quirky drawing of a dinosaur pedaling on a prismatic bicycle incites us to recollect the bizarre things we concocted in our childhood imaginations. As we reach adulthood, we tend to appreciate more "mature" pieces but forget that playful designs like these can also be intrinsically pleasing. Play on and enjoy PKN Guangzhou's 35th event on this hallow's eve! See you there!


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