Global PechaKucha Day : INSPIRE JAPAN
April 13, 2011 Leave a comment
Japan has inspired designers for many generations and it is where the “Pecha Kucha 20 images x 20 seconds” show-and-tell event format was born, and it has gone on to inspire designers to get together in 400 cities around the world, to share their creativity at more than 1000 events each year.
Japan has inspired us all, now is it our turn to “Inspire Japan.”
Join Rouzita and Bita Vahhabaghai on April 16 and be a part of Global Pecha Kucha Day – Inspire Japan. Let’s all come together and show Japan that the creative world is thinking of them, that all is not lost, and that it is possible to stand up and rebuild, even in villages and towns which have been completely destroyed. With creativity and passion, anything is possible.
LIVE BROADCAST TO THE WORLD
On April 16, many of the 400 PechaKucha cities around the world will come together and hold events, broadcasting out to the world and Japan over multipule Ustreams. On April 16, many of the 400 PechaKucha cities around the world will come together and hold events, broadcasting out to the world and Japan over multipule Ustreams. The 20×20 presentations will be focused on 3 main themes INSPIRE, JAPAN, THE ISSUES, RECOVERY. On the 16th of April 100’s of 20×20 presentations will be made around the world, these will all be streamed live and then uploaded online to make a database of positive inspiration for Japan.
911 F Street, NW
Time: Saturday, April 16 · 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Presentations begin: 7:30 pm
TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE
All proceeds will go to Architecture for Humanity for rebuilding Japan. AFH operates globally, and was instrumental in getting projects built after the Indian Ocean Tsunami, Katrina and the Haiti Earthquake. Architecture for Humanity’s full plan can be found here.
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