PECHAKUCHA DAILY BLOG Posts
APRIL 16, 2019
This week's City Focus lands on the classic American city of Springfield, Ohio. In 2004 it was recognized as an All America City and has had quite a history since it’s founding in 1801. It also holds many amazing hiking trails like The Little Miami Scenic Trail, a 78 mile (125 km) paved walkway stretching across 4 counties in Ohio. It also has majestic gorge’s, river’s, and caverns sure to delight any and all nature lovers. PechaKucha Night Springfield, OH Vol. 23 will be held on April 17th. Best Wishes Springfield!
APRIL 09, 2019
Extensive cycling culture, gastronomy, fine leather products, beautiful architecture, all of these wonderful things can be found in this week’s City Focus of León, Mexico. This gem of a city hosts one of the most extensive bike networks in Latin America and is also considered one of the most environmentally friendly cities in Mexico. Of course year round there’s plenty to do in this city, but also the Feria de León, or León State Fair is also a big hit here, being one of the most visted fairs in Mexico. Unfortunately it only takes place in January and February, however, the fun hasn't stopped yet, PechaKucha Night León Vol. 12 will take place on April 12th. Buena Surete León!
APRIL 02, 2019
“As sure as God’s in Gloucester", PechaKucha also has a great presence out there for this week’s City Focus. That saying comes from the numerous amazing cathedrals around the city, some even used in films like Harry Potter. Gloucester is an incredibly storied city and one of the few in England that bears two coat of arms. Not only that the city hosts many amazing festivals like the Three Choirs Festival and the Frightmare Halloween Festival. PechaKucha Night Gloucester Vol. 8 will be hosted on April 8th, happy presenting!
MARCH 21, 2019
City Focus: Petaling Jaya
This week’s City Focus on Petaling Jaya, also known as PJ, located in extravagant Indonesia. While it may be a relatively new city next to Kuala Lumpur it offers amazing sights, sounds, shopping and food that caters to people from all walks of life. Whether a vivid Buddhist Temple, bustling shopping malls, or 24 hour food places Petaling Jaya has it all. Hope you had a great PechaKucha Night Petaling Jaya Vol. 8 on March 14th!
MARCH 13, 2019
Following their ostentatious 10th anniversary event, PechaKucha Night Shenzhen is coming back this month with a BANG - introducing their largest and most anticipated collaborative event to date, PechaKucha Night Shenzhen x Shenzhen Creative Week, in this week's extra special PechaKucha City Focus.
Prepare yourself for a massive storm of creativity at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center on March 19th and 20th, where 40 speakers from all walks of life will share their ideas behind their amazing art and design works. All of this will be occurring throughout five individual sessions, each featuring a unique theme, including "Wonderland", "The Beach", "Romance", "Picnic", and "Happy Farm" – enough variety to guarantee you an unforgettable story-telling experience.
Join in and see what PechaKucha Night Shenzhen x Shenzhen Creative Week can bring to you!
MARCH 05, 2019
This week’s City Focus tunes in on the ravishing hot spring city of Kirishima. Japanese Mythology holds that the god Ninigi no Motoko descended from the heavens here to establish the Emporer's Lineage. Kirishima is also home to the Uenohara Jomon Archaeological site, one of the oldest dwelling sites in Japan. Perhaps this is where the legendary stories of Japan began. PechaKucha Night Kirishima Vol.8 will be hosted March 8th.
Have a great night out there, and don’t forget to enjoy the hot springs afterwards!
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
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!