Introduction and origin –
The burning of a 40ft wooden man in the middle of a rocky desert is a small part of an eight-day burning men day celebration. This was established in 1986 when San Francisco musician Larry Harvey gathered a small group at Summer Solstice to burn down a man’s 30-foot wooden structure at Baker Beach Nevada. of the United States). This event is dedicated to expressing yourself, and to your honesty as it involves living for the temporary purpose of the city community. The festival attracted more than 35,000 participants in 2005.
The Burning Man Website describes their mission as “The Burning Man Project aims to produce an annual event known as the Burning Man and to guide, care for and protect the lasting community of their culture. They believe that the experience of Burning Man can bring about positive spiritual change in the world.. The touchstone of value in our culture will always be immediacy: experience before theory, moral relationships before politics, survival before services, roles before jobs, embodied support before sponsorship. Finally, in order to accomplish these ends, Burning Man must endure as a self-supporting enterprise that is capable of sustaining the lives of those who dedicate themselves to its work. From this devotion spring those duties that we owe to one another.”
Ways of Celebration-
The burning Man is all about sweltering sun and the freezing nights, This festival involves a week of community, art, counterculture, free expression, and celebration of identity. The party culminates in a symbolic burning of a large wooden effigy, after which all the attendees meticulously clean up after themselves. Crazy beat of drums, Beach parties celebrating summer solstice , enjoying with friends are major highlights of this event. This event has controversies around drug consumption and Nudity.
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