PKN Ginowan + Inspire Japan Ginowan in Okinawa will take part in the Global PechaKucha Day - Inspire Japan event on April 16, with the city's Vol. 5 happening at the COTONOHA Artspace+cafe from 20:20 -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page. The poster was designed by Arisa.

Cotonoha Artspace + Cafe

Cotonoha Artspace + Cafe

We highlight this photo -- found on Flickr and taken by Elizabeth Taylor -- of the Cotonoha Artspace + Cafe in the city of Ginowan in Okinawa not because it's a beautiful photo (although it is that), but because it also happens to be the venue for the PechaKucha Night series that happens in that city. In fact, the gallery/cafe is run by Daryl Mitchell, who also happens to the PKN Ginowan organizer.

PKN Ginowan Vol. 3 was held just a few days ago -- see the list of presenters on the official event page -- and we'll hopefully get some photos to share soon.

Poster for PKN Ginowan Vol. 3

PechaKucha Night in Ginowan Vol. 3 is happening this coming Saturday (January 29) at the COTONOHA Artspace+cafe -- the full list of presenters with links appears on the official event page. Below, a few words on the poster from organizer Daryl Mitchell:

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit. It is said that people born in the Year of the Rabbit are articulate, talented, and ambitious, so our designer, Arisa, used the Rabbit as the theme for our PKN Ginowan #3 poster. We like it and I hope you so too!

Poster for PKN Ginowan Vol. 2

Another PechaKucha Night that just passed us by was Ginowan's Vol. 2, but we still wanted to share the lovely poster by artist Arisa. Here's how she describes it:

As each presenters at this event talk about various stories to the audience, this idea of a picture book came up, chitchatting, listening to the music under twinkling stars...