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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Burning Spirit Festival - August 30-September 1, 2013 - Costa Rica

Burning Spirit Festival

Friday-Sunday - August 30-September 1, 2013

Laughing Gecko Campgrounds
10.5k east of Quepos just prior to Londres, Costa Rica at the

The 2nd annual Burning Man for Costa Rica.
Here will be a small 3,000 colone per day "membership fee" to cover the cost of the sound system and electric. If you have black plastic or tarps it would be a GREAT idea to bring some. We have LOTS of bamboo if any one wants to come early and build a Tepee village.

Nothing will be for sale. This is a decommodified event, meaning no commercial sponsorships, transactions, or advertising or any kind. Gifting is the way things will be done here.

Not sure what those 10 Principles of Burningman are?


Laughing Gecko is not charging for use of the venue for this festival, however to cover the costs of electric, equipment rentals, and site preparation and to keep the event a NON-commercial festival, and in keeping with the idea of a membership community, Finca Amanecer has DAILY MEMBERSHIPS available at $5 a day in advance and 3,000 colones at the door... yea, I know not free, but WAY cheaper than Burningman right!

Those who wish to really "create community" may arrive a week early and help build the "dance temple" or help with the Effigy, and there is lots of bamboo if you wish to create a tepee village. Come early and help create it.

This is YOUR festival. whom would YOU like to invite and what workshop would YOU like to lead?

There will be an open-mic signup, but yes, a line-up / schedule will be made available as it comes together.

Will there be art at Burning Spirit? Good question! Yes, when YOU bring your art, or your raw materials and tools and make the art there will be. Any type of art is exactly what you should bring, this is the venue for exposing people to the awesome things you do... whether it's a poetry reading, juggling act, martial art exhibit, exotic yoga flow, spoken word, painting, wood carving, comedy act, fruit carving, or anything else that shows your creative side.

ACCOMMODATIONS:  What? You don't have a tent but want to spend the night there? Okay, Finca Amanecer has a limited number 2,3, and 4 person rooms available at $15.00 per person. reservations must be prepaid contact: FincaAmanecer@gmail.com

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