Burning Man is a dizzying festival analogy that does not exist in the world. If you have no idea what is a “burning man”, why you have to go for a week in the desert next September, and why do you need a bike there – here you wil get the answers.
For the first time, it happened in 1986. People who come to mind to climb to 8 days in the desert of Black Rock (State Shevada), to create a human there is a wooden sculpture and set fire to it in the end, obviously, were very creative. But riveted attention to this expression of their own creativity, and the guys could not think that their foray into the desert will attract new participants. Although the air temperature up to 50, the absolute absence of any favorable conditions, and clearly defined rules, it was not a year that Burning Man is not a bomb again.
What is Burning man: festival principles
Burning Man welcomes absolutely any form of self-expression. You can get on the incredible clothes, to be called stupid name and create anyone incomprehensible sculpture, but each will come up and ask «How are you?». Since the last Monday of August for all desert 7 days, then you cannot use transport (except bicycle ), buy-sell anything and litter. If you leave behind in the desert, an empty jar of cola and a cigarette butt, here you will not allow more than one, and even more will not ask how are you (and to a good relation because you get used to).
Burning man festival: What do you need?
The art and desire to express themselves. And most importantly, stop surprising that a huge number of oddities that can be seen around. On the week the Nevada desert becomes a place where the image of the “cloud”, or rather non-existent city. Participants of the festival Burning Man: – its non-existent inhabitants. There will be just like in the real world: a post office, the police, the administration and even the mayor of the city. The founders of Google – experienced “Berner”, so the search engine news of this action is always crammed with colorful pictures. The structure of building sites for camping and art Projects summary is in the form of a horseshoe, the center of which a mandatory figure giant huge – wooden man, which certainly set fire on the final day. Burning Man except for fans to create something unusual and crazy, it takes DJs, musicians and anyone who wants to convey to the person of any important message. On all the days of Burning Man is becoming a platform for any kind of manifestation of personality.
There are 9 unwritten rules, as in any municipality, the main of which are: no littering, be responsible for all their actions and to express themselves radically. If you ask to find reviews online from Burning Man fans, it is difficult to remain impartial. All as one, applaud his comments on this idea, holiday. Performances and installations from year to year are becoming more complex and interesting. Berner comes up with this amazing short time, the phantasmagoric world of fairy tales, in which faith struggles. Every day, every company has the right to organize any type of party and invite her to strangers. Also here there is an unspoken rule: any Berner can do anything, as long as it does not interfere with other members of the “desert” party. And surprisingly, all adhere to these demands categorically.
And if you: – Planning a vacation, you want to remember; – You are not alien to contemporary art; – You want to return the faith in the goodness of humanity and in principle; – You want to meet Pentagon workers, billionaires and important people with pink hair and wacky shorts; – Just great to spend time. Then you exactly should go at Burning Man.