PECHAKUCHA DAILY BLOG Posts
FEBRUARY 26, 2019
Even though it may be the second most isolated city in the world, Perth can’t hide from our City Focus. Snuggled up on the Swan River on the west coast of Australia, Perth is a cultural jewel in the region complete with a myriad of botanical gardens and vineyards. PechaKucha Night Perth Vol. 23 will be hosted on February 26th , best of luck down there Perth!
FEBRUARY 19, 2019
This week’s City Focus brings us to Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam, which means House of Peace in Arabic. This beautiful city resides on the east coast with plenty of sunny beaches. Currently it is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, the perfect place for a multitude of creative minds to collaborate together. PechaKucha Night Dar es Salaam Vol.19 will be held February 21, hope to see everyone there!
FEBRUARY 12, 2019
City Focus: Ginowan
It may be the middle of a chilly winter for many of us, but for this week’s City Focus we go to tropical Ginowan, Japan on the lovely island of Okinawa. Ginowan is famous for growing taro, which is used in a variety of delicious Okinawan dishes, as well as it’s stunning beach. But more importantly, the city hosts many amazing festivals like the Sea Carnival, or the Ryukyu Sea Flame Festival in April. Pechakucha Night Ginowan Volume. 25 will be hosted on February 16th. Let’s have a great Night!
FEBRUARY 05, 2019
The “Capital des Flandres”, also known as Lille in beautiful Northern France is this week's City Focus. The city hosts the UNESCO world heritage site of the Belfry of the Hotel de Ville for its town hall. It is also the third biggest student city in France, giving it a retro atmosphere in a historic city. Lilies will be hosting its PechaKucha Night Vol. 24 on February 7. Hope to see everyone there!
JANUARY 22, 2019
This week's City Focus goes to Jihlava located in the beautiful Czech Republic. Jihlava has a very storied past, from being a mining town to once being the the center of the distinct culture reflecting centuries of local customs for the region. The towns German name Iglau, derives from the word hedgehog which is included on its flag and coat of arms. Such a culturally rich town is sure to make great PechaKucha nights, like on January 11. Good luck Jihlava and have a great year!
JANUARY 15, 2019
This week's City Focus brings us to Ellensburg located in central Washington. Ellensburg was founded in the late 19th century, and many of the buildings, such as the Historic Davidson Building, from that time still make for a rustic scene downtown. Given such charming flare Ellensburg has even developed its own language, in order to properly describe the various personalities of Ellensburg. Words such as adventuriest, to provide never-ending adventure. Let’s start off one the best Pechakucha-iest year in Ellensburg with the event on January 28. See everyone there!
JANUARY 09, 2019
This week's City Focus spotlight lands on the lovely Californian city of Fresno. Located smack dab in the middle of California, this gem of a city is best known for its alluring natural scenery and sprawling cityscapes. Celebrating their 10th year as an official PKN city in 2018, the PKN Fresno team has shown their undying PechaKucha Passion and love for creativity and community. Let's all show them support by wishing them the best of luck at PechaKucha Night Fresno Vol. 35. Happy New year to all from PechaKucha HQ!
DECEMBER 17, 2018
PechaKucha Night veteran city, San Antonio, Texas is under this week's City Focus spotlight. Home of the Alamo and the lovely PechaKucha Night San Antonio organization team, San Antonio is also the second most populous city in Texas, making it jam-packed with creatives and intellectuals from all walks of life. Let's start off the holiday season off right with a dose of creativity and holiday cheer at PechaKucha Night San Antonio Vol. 32.
DECEMBER 05, 2018
City Focus: Truckee
Situated near the border of Nevada state and gorgeous Lake Tahoe, we visit Truckee, CA in this week's City Focus. Known for its bountiful nature and scenic snowy views, Truckee is not only a wonderful destination for nature lovers, but it also has a budding and enthusiastic creative community to boot. After successfully running their very first event in May 2018, they are now hosting their 2nd event this December 7th. We wish the PechaKucha Night Truckee team the absolute best and hope to hear amazing things about this year end event!
NOVEMBER 27, 2018
In this week's City Focus, the spotlight shines on the bustling city of Eindhoven, Netherlands. Eidenhoven is known as one of the most vibrant centres for creative design and post-industrial innovation in the Netherlands. After becoming an industrial town during the 19th century, the city rapidly expanded when the Philips brothers founded a small light bulb factory that quickly grew into one of the largest electronics firms in the world. With all its creativity and innovation, you definitely won't want to miss PechaKucha Night Eindhoven's 31st volume on November 29th! Let PechaKucha Night light up your night!