Past Tokyo Event: VOL 156

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Kaleidoscope of Cultures: Penang

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

Lively PechaKucha Night Penang organizer Bee Eu Tan shares her passion and excitement for the beautiful and vivacious city of Penang, Malaysia. With the delicious cuisine and colorful multi-cultural architectural sights of Penang, you'll surely want to visit after listening to her exciting talk!

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Aalen - Center of Western Europe

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

Anna Maria Maile introduces the charming town of Aalen, the nature, culture and the surroundings. She also explains, why she wants to become a PechaKucha organizer in this small, lovely town.

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Beneath the City

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

Beneath our glass and concrete urban cityscapes lie subterranean landscapes, as varied and unique as their skyward counterparts. PechaKucha Night Asheville organizer Jay Hill discusses how we encounter and interact with underground spaces and communities, calling us to excavate issues in our communities through PechaKucha Night.

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Islamabad - The Beautiful

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

PechaKucha Night Islamabad organizer Michelle Tania Butt helps you explore the young capital city of Pakistan. The first PechaKucha city from the country, Islamabad is a picturesque, serene, compact city that embodies the diversity of the country. A city rife with arts and culture and home to many of the country’s artists, artisans, creative thinkers, and performers.

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PKN Guangzhou’s Blossoming Beauty

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

PechaKucha Night Guangzhou organizer  Tom Kwan shares with PechaKucha Guangzhou's 8th anniversary event, the first workshop of PKN Kids in guangzhou, his life as a triathlete, and organizing 2 events with the titles “sports raise your life” and “sports make quality life”! Watch this presentation to find out more about the ongoings of PKN Guangzhou!

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Charming Yokohama

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

東京のお隣横浜では、毎回建築や都市を軸にしたユニークなプレゼンターラインナップでPechaKucha Night Yokohamaが開催されています。その横浜からはコアチームメンバーの小泉瑛一さんが、ツボをくすぐるクリエイティブなプレゼンテーションを披露します。海に緑に文化に豊かな港町横浜の新しい発見に出会えるはず!

Despite Yokohama’s proximity to Tokyo, the city’s creative flavor is as unique and distinct as it’s PechaKucha Night presenters. The local series is very active and its presenters always celebrate the multi-faceted cityscape and culture that makes Yokohama. Their core organizing member, Yoichi Koizumi will share Yokohama’s creativity and charm. We’re guaranteed to discover Yokohama by surrounding ourselves with this presentation on it’s ocean, nature and culture.

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Local Is The New Sexy

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

Pingtung City is located in the southernmost county of Taiwan and is the cultural, financial, and administrative centre of Pingtung County. Being developed in the earlier times, Pingtung City has formed its unique cultural and historical assets. With the population of around 200,000, the city is fused with different cultures, ethnic groups, and religions, where the innovation and tradition meet with harmony and sparks. PechaKucha Night PingTung organizer Jay Huang presents his city with stellar photography, taken by none other than Jay himself!


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Creativity of Tainan

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

Tainan’s Creative Collective “氣口” pronounced “Kwee Kau” was founded in 2016 by Leslie Tsai, Kang, Henry Huang, Sonia Selavy and Masahiro Han on the concept of creative expression and community networking. The group curates PechaKucha Night Tainan, with every event taking new form based on the immediate needs of the community. They’ll be sharing about their special city and the creativity that abounds there.  

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Dessau - Birthplace of Bauhaus

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

Dessau, Germany, home to the 20th century’s most influential design schools - Bauhaus - stands as symbol of European modernism. Pioneering new combinations of materials with new principles of functionalism gave way for remarkable architectonic qualities and ideals that continue to reflect upon the city itself and indeed the world. We’re happy to host PechaKucha Night Dessau organizer Christian Treffler who will share more about his influential city.


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Keep Portland Weird

@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

From naked bike rides to goat yoga, the unipiper to Portlandia, PechaKucha Portland, OR organizer Kathryn Peck always knew Portland was a unique place, but only when she moved there did she understand all of the wonderful things that it had to offer.

裸のバイクライダーからヤギのヨガ、コスプレでバグパイプを演奏する集団ユニパイパーなど、Kathryn Peckさんは以前からポートランドが独特な土地であるとはわかっていましたが、実際現地に住んでみると、そこでの全ての奇想天外かつ素晴らしいことは必然なんだと納得しました。


Tom Kwan
publisher in Guangzhou
Christian Treffler
Freelance Designer in Halle (Saale)
Leslie Tsai
Event Planner, Project Manager, Institute of Creative Industries Design, NCKU in Tainan
Jay Hill
Software Developer in Asheville
Kathryn Peck
Marketing/Social Media in Portland
Michelle Tania Butt
CEO, Kuch Khaas - The Centre for Arts, Culture & Dialogue in Islamabad
Yoichi Koizumi
Architect, ondesign in Yokohama
Bee Eu Tan
PKN PENANG City Organizer, BETA Architect in Penang
Jay Huang
Social Designer in PINGTUNG