What is Pecha Kucha?

What is Pecha Kucha?

What is PechaKucha? This will explain it to you in 20 slides. Great for anyone who enjoys presenting, presentations, and design.



May 17, 2016


  1. {20x20} IMAGES SECONDS What is

  2. { } Devised in February 2003 by Astrid Klein and

    Mark Dytham.
  3. { } Their innovation, dubbed pecha-kucha (Japanese for “Chit-Chat”).

  4. { } PKN events consist of around a dozen presentations,

    each presenter having 20 slides, each shown for 20 seconds.
  5. { } Each presenter has just 6 minutes 40 seconds

    to explain their ideas before the next presenter takes the stage.
  6. { } Conceived as a venue through which young designers

    could meet, show their work, exchange ideas and network.
  7. { } This format keeps presentations concise, fast- paced and

  8. { } 1n 2004, PKN began running in a few

    cities in Europe, and has since become a worldwide phenomenon,
  9. { } now running more than 400 cities in almost

    every corner of the globe.
  10. { } Held mostly in fun locations with a bar

    creating a space for ‘thinking and drinking.’
  11. { } Anyone can present - This is the beauty

    of PechaKucha Nights.
  12. { } A good PechaKucha is unexpected, tell a great

    story, share something personal, funny, and inspiring.
  13. { } Each one is run by a city organizer.

    Check to see if there is one in your city before trying to organize your own.
  14. { } Many people have said - “oh so this

    is like a local TED!” PechaKucha Night is not like TED. TED is top down, PechaKucha is bottom up!
  15. { } PechaKucha Is not a social network. It is

    a live event, with real people, real communication, real beer and real creative fun.
  16. { } INSPIRE JAPAN. On April 16th, 2011, many of

    the 400 PechaKucha cities around the world will come together and hold events.
  17. { } The presentations will be focused on 3 main

  18. { } They could be simply about things that inspire

    us, or Japan how it has inspired you.
  19. { } Great ideas or solutions that help deal with

    the issues at hand whether earthquake, tsunami or nuclear - and the road to recovery.
  20. { } Find a PechaKucha near you by visiting: www.pecha-kucha.org

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