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Not yet scheduled!

We haven't scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there's one you can attend!



City Focus: Kunming

For this week's 
City Focus, we lend our gaze to "The City of Eternal Spring", Kunming, located in the Yunnan Province in southwest China. Home to over 6.5 million people and a melting pot of 26 indigenous nationalities, the city has established itself as the largest in the province and has flourished as the political, economic and cultural hub of the area. The nickname of the city comes from the year-round moderate climate that stays roughly between 8.9-20.3 degrees Celcius. However, the weather is far from the only thing that makes Kunming such an attractive destination. Spectacles such as the Stone Forrest, Dianchi Lake, Jiuxiang Scenic Area, and Western Hill can all be found within the folds of the city, and provide beautiful sights to anyone experiencing them. Beyond the sights, the intermingling but unchanging cultures of the different nationalities bring to fruition very unique customs and fun traditions like the Torch Festival or the Huashan Festival, where these groups can showcase their contrasting yet similar styles.
Adding to those opportunities, the city is hosting their Vol. 1 event on the 26th of July, it is surely not something anyone should want to miss! Best of luck to all of our friends in Kunming!

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About the City's Organizers

  • Vera van de Nieuwenhof

    Vera has a degree in art history and has worked as a cultural events developer and organizer for the creative industries in the Netherlands before moving to Kunming. Here she is active in the arts community outside her work for CloudBridge. She has developed exhibitions, seminars, mini-festivals and other projects where people can connect and share. 拥有艺术史学位的Vera,在移居昆明之前曾在荷兰的创意产业担任文化活动开发和组织。 在CloudBridge的工作之外,她还活跃在艺术界。 比如,参与展览项目开发,筹办研讨会...等可以与他人产生联系和分享的项目。