South Africa AfrikaBurn festival Burning Man arts rave hippie Pagan trance
Participants in the AfrikaBurn festival in the the Karoo desert, Tweefontein, South Africa, 04 May 2013. The festival is based on Burning Man in the United States and see thousands of people gathering in the desert to construct a temporary community. The event is part rave, part trance party, part Pagan gathering, part arts festival as thousands of participants erect art pieces, share ideas, share goods and gifts burn the effigies on the final night. There must be no trace of humans after the event is finished and a sharing community is formed as there is no money allowed as participants have to bring their own food, water and tents.