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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!

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

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! 


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!

City Focus: León


For City Focus this week we travel to León, a central Mexican state of Guanajuato that is hosting an exciting PechaKucha Night Vol. 9 on November 23rd. León is known as the “shoe capital of the world” for its long history as a center of leather industry. We are all cheering on for León and their love towards the pechaKucha 20x20 format. Can't wait to see you all there!

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!

City Focus: Leiden


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.


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!


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!

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