Pecha Kucha

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Present your ideas precise and creative. Pecha Kucha connects both goals.

Time each presentation lasts 6 minutes and 40 seconds

Material Computer, projector, projection ready room.

Group Size 5-50 people

Keywords presentation



Basically PechaKucha is a presentation style in which

  • 20 slides are shown for
  • 20 seconds each on a screen
  • in total six minutes and 40 seconds for each presentation.

The slides are changed automatically (configure it in your presentation program). This fast change leads to a better connection of visual audible content and encourages presentors to use visual content in a more creative way.


More interesting and precise presentation of ideas, concepts, projects...


Preparation: All presentors use a MS "PowerPoint" or a Open Source "Impress" template with automatical slide changes after 20 seconds. The moderator saves them on a computer.

Conduct: After the last slide is fading out, the presentation will be interrupted and the next presentation starts.

If Impress or PowerPoint do not work - as well PDFs may be presented.

Nils-Eyk Zimmermann

Nils-Eyk Zimmermann

Editor of Competendo. He writes and works on the topics: active citizenship, civil society, digital transformation, non-formal and lifelong learning, capacity building. Coordinator of European projects, in example DIGIT-AL Digital Transformation in Adult Learning for Active Citizenship, DARE network.

Blogs here: Blog: Civil Resilience.

Variation: Select a Winner

A winner presentation might be elected by the audience.


In the internet you will find a lot of inspiring examples how different and creative Pecha Kucha can be used. There are PechaKucha nights in some cities, you could join one and experience the method.