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Zilina @ Stanica Zilina Zariecie
Dec 14, 2012

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Nishinomiya @ Konan CUBE (Hirao School of Management)
Dec 20, 2013

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Stockholm @ Berns Night Club
Dec 05, 2013

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Brisbane @ Turbine Platform, Brisbane Powerhouse
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Coventry @ The Tin Music & Arts, Canal Basin Vaults
Dec 06, 2016

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Edinburgh @ Historic Environment Scotland
Dec 01, 2017

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Christmas Baubles

BY ASTRID KLEIN
@ VOL 98 ON DEC 19, 2012

Presented as a part of Tokyo's Merry PechaKucha Christmas event in December, PechaKucha co-founder Astrid Klein walks us through the history of the Christmas bauble.

Fair warning: This presentation ends with a bang... (in Japanese)

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Not Your Average Sleigh

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 98 ON DEC 19, 2012

Presentated as part of Tokyo's Merry PechaKucha Christmas event in December, PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham reveals that Santa's sleigh can indeed take on quite a few varied forms. 

"Presentation of the Day" on December 25, 2013.

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Why Yes, There is a Santa Claus

BY T. SHER SINGH
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 09, 2013

T. Sher Singh tells the true story of Saint Nicholas, the man who inspired the myth of Santa Claus. This story takes him to a small church in Turkey, where a priest became famous for his acts of kindness, eventually becoming the patron saint of sailors.

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Yuletide Shrubbery

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 109 ON DEC 04, 2013

PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham offers some insight into one of the most recognizable holiday season traditions: the Christmas tree. He speaks on the history of this perennial tradition, and shows off some of the world's most unique Christmas tree creations.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 24, 2013.

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Branding Christmas

BY JUHO VIITASALO
@ VOL 120 ON DEC 16, 2014

"There are not so many brands that can actually do this..."

In Branding Christmas from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 120, industrial designer Juho Viitasalo took to the stage for a holiday branding exercise, examining just how far the branding of Christmas and Santa Claus has managed to propel these two things to worldwide popularity.

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Siempre Verde

BY JUAN CORTINA
@ VOL 37 ON SEP 25, 2014

Gabriel and Juan Carlos Cortina founded Siempre Verde to generate a positive impact, a tradition into a celebration of life. Their goal is to build and grow forests one tree at a time by awakening the environmental awareness of individuals.

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How to Annoy Your Friends on Facebook at Christmas

BY SIMON FAIRBANKS
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Simon Fairbanks starts off PechaKucha Night Coventry's "Dear Santa" night with a rhyme but can he keep to time? 

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Snowflakeology

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 131 ON DEC 16, 2015

"On the 27th of January, 1887, a snowflake apparently fell in Montana, and it was 57cm (22.4in) across ...but they have no proof of that."

In SnowFlakeology from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 131, PK co-founder Mark Dytham drops some cold hard science on frozen crystals falling from the sky. Whether elaborating on 2-dimensional radiating dendrites crystals, or 3-dimensional Gohei-twin type flakes, or digital ASCII/Unicode icy forms, it's crystal-clear he's done his homework. Simply put, Mark's extensive snowflake knowledge is...well...chilling.

...he definitely didn't flake on this PechaKucha! It snow joke!

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, December 25th, 2015. 

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Bob's Sleigh

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 142 ON DEC 14, 2016

"Bobsleighs can get up to speeds of 160 kilometers per hour, and going around one of the tight curves, can get up to 5G's just like in a fighter jet!"

PechaKucha co-founder and half of the dynamic duo that makes up Klein Dytham architecture, Mark Dytham delivers his annual holiday season presentation in 20x20 fashion. Past years' topics have included "Snowflake-ology", Un-average Sleighs, Ski-Jumps of the World, "Yuletide Shrubbery" (read: Christmas Trees) and more. This year at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 142, he takes on "Bob's Sleigh" and the fascinating and little known world of bobsledding, elucidating on the sport's rich history, the technical intricacies of track and sleigh, and some of the sport's best stories. Question Mark: Who's Bob? (Hint: Watch and find out!)

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, December 16th, 2016.

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Can I Save Your Christmas?

BY MARTIN SYMONS
@ VOL 5 ON DEC 12, 2016

Martin Symons gives an engaging and entertaining talk on the politics of playing board games with the family during the Christmas holidays - and encourages us to play more throughout the year!

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Merry Christmas!

We hope that you are all having a truly Merry Christmas, and if you're in need of some extra festive inspiration, why not take a look at the "Presentation of the Day," which is by none other than PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham, and offers up a look at some rather unconvential sleighs for Santa -- it was recorded at last week's PKN Vol. 98 here in Tokyo. For even more Christmas cheer, you can learn everything there is to know about Christmas Baubles, courtesy of PechaKucha co-founder Astrid Klein (also recorded at the same PKN).

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Vol. 109's PechaKucha Mix

We usually never reveal anything about the “PechaKucha Mix” images, but let’s just say that it will be very Christmas-y (and no, this image will not be part of the mix).事前にテーマを公開せず、即興で行っていただくPechaKucha Mixですが、今回は「クリスマス」をコンセプトとした画像を集めてみました。ぜひご参加ください(この画像は使用いたしません)

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Vol. 109 on Wednesday!

Ho ho ho! We kick off the festive season early with our PechaKucha Night Vol. 109 on Wednesday (December 4). Expect some holiday cheer -- we're bringing back mulled wine -- with a fun lineup of presentations. See you there!明後日(12月04日、水)のPechaKucha Night 109はクリスマスバージョンです。ホットワインなどもご用意しておりますので、ぜひ楽しいプレゼンテーションをご覧になりながらお楽しみください。

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Yoshio Muto

Joining us at tonight's PechaKucha Night Vol. 109 (Wednesday, December 4) is creative director Yoshio Muto, who will talk about the anime series Evangelion, and its connection to the color of red -- appropriate, considering our festive theme for the night. Muto-san is involved with Radio Eva, a project that produces Evangelion-related goods:エヴァンゲリオンのキーカラーの一つでもある「赤」をテーマにした展示イベントなどについてクリエイティブディレクターの武藤祥生さんが発表してくださいます。

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Merry Christmas!

A very merry Christmas to everyone! If you're looking for some festive presentation watching, take a look at our five selections featured in yesterday's global PechaKucha newsletter.Pictured, the Christmas tree pose crowd shot from December's Vol. 109!クリスマスどのように過ごされていますか。PechaKucha Nightがクリスマス用にセレクトしたプレゼンテーションはこちらのリンクからご覧いただけます。写真は先日行われたPechaKucha Night 109にてクリスマスポーズでの集合写真です。

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Merry Christmas!

A very merry Christmas to everyone! If you're looking for some festive presentation watching, take a look at our five selections featured in yesterday's global PechaKucha newsletter.Pictured, the Christmas tree pose crowd shot from December's PechaKucha Night Vol. 109 in Tokyo.

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Juho Viitasalo

We always try to bring some Christmas cheer to our December PechaKucha Night, and so for Tuesday's Vol. 120 (December 16) we welcome industrial designer Juho Viitasalo, with a presentation about the branding of Christmas and Santa Claus around the world.12月のペチャクチャナイトにクリスマスの歓喜をお届けするために火曜夜の Vol. 120 (12/16) は インダストリアルデザイナーの Juho Viitasaloをご招待。 世界中のクリスマスとサンタクロースのブランディングについてお話いただきます。

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PKN Vol. 120, Tomorrow!

We really hope you'll join us tomorrow (Tuesday, December 16) for our special holiday PechaKucha Night. We have some fun presentations planned, and we'll again be giving away 5 iPad minis filled with apps by Autodesk! View a visual teaser of all the presentations. 明日(12/16 (火))のスペシャルホリデーペチャクチャナイトでみんなに会えること、楽しみにしてます!楽しいプレゼンテーション企画とAutodesk入りの iPad minisが抽選で5名の方にプレゼント!このリンクはプレゼンターたちのビジュアル先行告になります。

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Merry Christmas!

It's Christmas Day, and so why not find out a bit more about how Santa Claus came to be through this wonderful presentation from last week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 120 by Juho Viitasalo. 今日はクリスマス☆サンタクロースについてもっと知りたい方は先週のペチャクチャナイトVol. 120 での Juho Viitasaloの素敵なプレゼンテーションを是非ご覧ください!

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Branding Christmas

“This particular American company commissioned an American-born Finnish man to create a character for their seasonal sales event…” Product and industrial designer Juho Viitasalo takes to the stage for a special exercise examining the branding behind Christmas. In “Branding Christmas” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 120, he discusses the origins of Santa Claus, Coca-Cola’s role in the holiday, and the expectations set by companies from all over.