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Inviting the Indigenous Sports World to Edmonton

@ VOL 28 ON JUN 01, 2017

"We have to get back to that circle where we're sitting together because that was the intention—that we're all Treaty people. We have a responsibility and an obligation to the lands, the waters, to each other and to our children."

In "Inviting the Indigenous Sports World to Edmonton" from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 28, Jodi Stonehouse sheds light on the beauty of the World Indigenous Nations Games soon to visit Edmonton—what they mean for the city, for Indigenous peoples, and for every one of us looking to grow and reconcile together.


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Global Cities Week Channel

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.


Dunedin @ Port Chalmers Town Hall
Dec 13, 2009


Portsmouth NH @ The Portsmouth Gas Light Co - Third Floor Nightclub
Sep 23, 2010


Dubai @ Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre
Nov 08, 2010


Sevilla @ Teatro Alameda
Mar 15, 2011


Ostrava @ House of Arts
Jun 11, 2011


Nishinomiya @ Konan CUBE (Hirao School of Management)
Jul 18, 2014


Detroit @ Eastern Market - Shed 3
Sep 25, 2014


Huddersfield @ Cafe Ollo
Mar 13, 2015


Dubuque @ The Smokestack
Jan 21, 2016


Moscow @ DI Telegraph
Nov 25, 2014

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Reviving the Obon Dance Celebration at the Buddhist Church of Santa Barbara

@ VOL 6 ON JAN 31, 2013

Reverend Henry Tōryō Adams grew up in Buffalo, Minnesota. As an undergraduate student at St. Olaf College, he began his study of Buddhist scriptures and first considered pursuing the path to the ministry. After receiving an M.A. in Buddhist Studies from the University of Michigan in 2003, he worked for a few years in Miyazaki, Japan before pursuing his ministerial studies at the Chuo Bukkyo Gakuin Buddhist Seminary in Kyoto. He began serving the Oxnard Buddhist Temple and Buddhist Church of Santa Barbara on April 1, 2010.

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From Grim to Grins

@ VOL 13 ON SEP 05, 2013

Eric Adjetey Anang, a carpenter and artist, exhibits his coffin work all over the world. Yes, you read that correctly -- coffins -- but his are made as artistic references either to who the person as they lived or to his/her spirit animal. Humour, colorfulness, playfulness and political statements are often the subject matter here. Eric questions the necessity of leaving life only in sorrow, and encourages the celebration of a full life.

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Williamsburg Fall Arts

@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

Now in its fourth year, and with a new re-branded name, the Williamsburg Fall Arts festival is expaned from Labor Day to mid-October. Terry Buntrock, who is the organizer for this celebration of creativity, gives us just a sampling of the over 130 events that are jam packed into the festival. We also get a glimpse of next year's additions! So much creativity can't be contained.

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The Genius of Hamilton: An American Musical

@ VOL 2 ON FEB 29, 2016

English professor Sara Elliott draws on her lifelong love of words, history, and Broadway musicals to develop a celebration of current Broadway phenomenon, Hamilton: An American Musical. She explores the genius of lyricist, composer, and star, Lin-Manuel Miranda, by highlighting the political implications and poetic intricacy of the play.

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A Celebration of Life and Death

@ VOL 16 ON FEB 10, 2016

Denise Daffara began painting and drawing in 1999 as a celebration of fun and freedom.  However in the lead up to preparing her Pecha Kucha presentation she was called home to New Zealand and had to prepare for her mother’s death. In her presentation she shares some of that journey and some of the beautiful drawings that eventuated. 

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Michls Knie - Platz für Nachbarschaft?

@ VOL 11 ON NOV 17, 2016

Was Schönes und Wertvolles entstehen kann, wenn zwei Menschen bemerken, dass sie in unmittelbarer Nachbarschaft voneinander wohnen, ohne das bisher gewusst zu haben... Was entstehen kann, wenn ein paar wenige Menschen mehr Menschen aktivieren, wenn Talente genutzt werden und Feste gemeinsam gefeiert werden, das zeigt Florian Oberforcher an Michls Knie.

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Embracing Mindfulness for Change.

@ VOL 28 ON JUL 27, 2017

Mimi Williams sends us to New Orleans for a journey that proves how important mindfulness really is.

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Festivals that Honor the Spirits

@ VOL 33 ON OCT 26, 2017

Joy Levett is a writer, creator, collaborator and founding member of Dia de los Muertos Dayton. She is a firm believer that pain can be openly shared and healed through creativity and celebration.

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In Celebration of Walking

@ VOL 48 ON MAY 08, 2018

Looking through the lens of the 52 walks on offer in South Africa’s only walking festival, Galeo Saintz tells how this simple festival in celebration of walking, is a tool for re-connecting to nature and to each other, whilst being a catalyst for linking communities, supporting tourism and raising funds for environmental charities.

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Poster for PKN Shenzhen Vol. 3

In the US, the 4th of July is a huge holiday, and in Shenzhen, that date marks a celebration of another kind: PechaKucha Night Vol. 3! It will take place at Idutang Oct Loft (previously knowns as C-Union), and kicks off at 19:30. The poster was designed by Ana Rio.


PKN Bahrain on TV

httpv:// Sure, it may be in Arabic, but it's great to see the organizers of PechaKucha Night in Bahrain be interviewed on Bahrain TV's Hala Bahrain morning show. As organizer Mohammed Janahi tells us, the reason for the scarves was in celebration of the country's National Day. The interview is a follow-up to the city's Vol. 3, held earlier this month -- you can still find the list of presenters on the official event page.

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The Power of 20

The number 20 is of course a special one for us -- it does form the basis of the entire format (20 images x 20 seconds) -- and we're always happy to see cities reach that special Vol. 20. Brussels is the latest city to hit the milestone, and how's this for a celebration of 20s: PechaKucha Night in Brussels Vol. 20 is held on November 20, with a start time of 20:20! Here's wishing Alok and his team a terrific event, and with already 400 people having pre-registered, it should be a memorable one. The photo above, by Rex Features, is from this article.

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PKN Posters: Ostrava Vol. 11

PechaKucha nights in Ostrava, Czech Republic are enormous undertakings. PKN Ostrava's last celebration, their Vol. 10, saw 1500 attendees alone and their upcoming Vol. 11 promises to be even bigger!  (Seriously, check out the photos from their Vol. 10) Volume 11 will be held this Saturday, March 30th, in the grand Landek Park. To see more great posters from PechaKucha Nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.

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Video from PKN Malaga Vol. 7

Here's a fantastic video that was produced by audiovisual lab LaTrama, in celebration of PKN Malaga's first anniversary -- the event portrayed is the city's Vol. 7.

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PKN Hong Kong in the News

As we shared last week, Hong Kong has a special PechaKucha Night happening tonight (Thursday, December 4), a celebration of Swedish design. Organizer Sonia Chow (pictured) took to the radio to promote the event, and you can listen to it here.

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Arts and Crafts of the State Fair

Butter-sculptures of local beauty princesses, impressionist quilting, homemade cakes from scratch.  Philip Berger discusses of the arts and crafts that he discovered at the Minnesota State fair. In "Arts and Crafts of the State Fair" from PKN Chicago Vol. 32 we learning that there is no clear definition of art and craft, and that the celebration of locally grown agriculture is truly a sight to see. 

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City Focus: Brooklyn

We're putting this week's "City Focus" on PKN Brooklyn, who is co-hosting NYCxDesign, May 8–19, 2015. NYCxDesign is citywide celebration of design, with events throuought the city showcasing all disciplines of design, with a special PKN scheduled for May 18th at Kinfolk 94. Check out PK Brooklyn's presentation archive and keep your eyes on NYCxDesign!

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Poster for Chengdu Vol. 2

Xièxie to Chengdu for dreaming up this newfangled contraption for their PechaKucha Night Vol. 3 this week as part of Dutch Days, a celebration of Sino-Dutch collaborations in the creative industries! Be sure to check our all the amazing designs that come in daily over at our Official PechaKucha Poster Tumblr! Be inspired to make a poster for your city's next PKN!

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Poster for PKN Christchurch Vol 27

In the grand glass foyer of the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Netta Egoz and Erica Austin of PKN Christchurch welcome us to their 27th volume, aptly titled "Art Makes Me Succinct." Mad props to all for pulling off this beautiful celebration of creativity!