Consciousness festivals create a creative and collaborative environment of caring, openness, and kindness. These festivals mostly filled with arts and music connects people with one another where they are accepted and can enjoy the events. Thus, these events can be a magical or a transformative experience for the person. Here is the list of most exciting consciousness festivals from around the world that you might be interested in are listed below.
Universo Paralello, Brazil – http://www.universoparalello.org/
This is an exciting 8 day festival by the beach at Pratigi in Brazil filled with a mix of music and art. This festival has been celebrated for 20 years and still continues to spread peace, love, unity, and respect. This dive into a parallel reality with a musical atmosphere will provide a rare and special experience to the people.
Rainbow Serpent, Australia – http://www.rainbowserpent.net/
The name Rainbow Serpent originates from the Dreamtime creation story told by traditional owners of the land from Australia. This festival is filled with dance, art, music, aboriginal ceremonies, bazaar, and workshops. This multifaceted 4-day event of expression, color and celebration are described by some as the best outdoor festival of the type.
Origin Festival, South Africa – http://www.originfestival.com/
Origin is a full weekend event of conscious partying where techno-shamanic tribes from various places gather to celebrate life and togetherness. Located in a beautiful valley filled with natural beauty, it promotes psychedelic music, art, and culture. It strives to spread peace, love, unity, and respect for all to strengthen the community based on conscious party ethics. Origin also emphasizes the preservation of nature.
Envision Festival, Costa Rica – http://www.envisionfestival.com
This is a 4 day festival in a beautiful country of Costa Rica. Envision is dedicated to the awakening of human potential. It provides a platform for different culture to interact harmoniously in a collaborative environment. It inspires participation in art, spirituality, yoga, music, dance, performance, education and the preservation of nature. It is dedicated to providing the best experience to people and the planet.
Bali Spirit Festival, Bali – http://www.balispiritfestival.com/
This 6-day festival is one of the world’s most inspiring yoga festivals, celebrating the global community, world music, and well-being, taking place on the idyllic island of Bali. They offer inside-out work of personal and planetary healing and transformation. Additionally, they focus on fine-tuning our inner equilibrium and rejuvenating our bodies through yoga, movement, dance, and music. This festival is filled with world-renowned teachers, workshops, wisdom talks and seminar which inspire people towards inner harmony, healing, and collective well-being.
Lucidity Festival, California – http://lucidityfestival.com/
Lucidity is a 3-day open-source transformational art and music festival that actively involves the participants. Participants are invited to play, lead a workshop, instantiate flash mob or just be themselves or act like a character from their dreams. It is filled with a world-class lineup of musical talent and galleries that show the finest art of the region. The arts and music provide an extraordinary atmosphere for participants which enhances the connectivity and immersion.
Earth Beat FestivalEarth Beat, New Zealand – http://www.earthbeatfestival.com/
Earth-Beat is a 3 day is a co-creative and transformational festival of music and arts on the beautiful shores of the Kaipara, Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland). It helps participants release and reconnects with themselves, the community and nature through art, music, dance, and workshops. It consists of 2 stages and 4 workshop spaces with over 40 artists and musicians as well as over 40 workshops and presentations.
Afrika Burn, South Africa – http://afrikaburn.com/
AfrikaBurn is a community of participants who come together to create art, burning structures, costume, performance, theme camps, music, and much more activities. It is a 7-day festival located in Tankwa Town in the Karoo. It believes in: experience before theory, moral relationships before politics, survival before services, roles before jobs, a ritual before symbolism, work before vested interest, participant support before sponsorship. There are no vendors, no advertising or branding. There is not even a barter economy. It is a decommodified zone with a gift economy that’s about giving without expecting anything in return.
Transition Festival, Spain -http://www.transitionfestival.org/en/
Transition Festival is a 3-day festival set in forest settings in Spain. It offers trance dance experience, healing, camping, food, market, and various workshops. Exploring the ancient ritual of dance to access a state of trance, the idea is to transition into a new dimension and raise your state of mind and being. If you fancy something slower, the wonderful chill out areas offers relaxation and the chance to slow the pace to the drums. The whole concept is focused in offering a wide range of psychedelic aspects of the culture in the same point, an updated version of the old concepts of chill out, giving the possibility to dance, eat, or having a nice chat
Midburn, Israel – http://midburn.org/en/
This event last for 6 days in a temporary city is set up in the Negev desert, creating a platform which will allow for a communal lifestyle, creativity, art, and radical self-expression. The Midburn event is the official regional event organized by the Midburn community – the Israeli Burning Man community. The event is run by a gift economy, a ‘leave no trace’ ethos, a powerful ‘radical inclusion’ community atmosphere creating the space for ‘radical self-expression and self-reliance’. This festival brings out your deepest and wildest creativity. Additionally, it also provides inspirational themes such as Genesis and Transcendence for your artistic appetite.
Sunrise Celebration, UK – https://www.sunrisecelebration.com/
It is a 4-day event on top of the Welsh Hills which relies on sustainability, organic living, and a family-friendly environment. It is filled with trance, dance, hip-hop and reggae, jungle beats and urban street music. It also provides activities like golf, circus, skating and some other crazy events for the participants. Moreover, there are speakers and workshops for the participants which make the event more meaningful and creative.
Ozora Festival, Hungary – https://ozorafestival.eu/
Ozora is a 7-day festival held in Dádpuszta, Hungary. The music, the visionary art, the ambiance, the organization all lead to an ecstatic experience of Ozora’s magic. It is the festival worth coming to each year as it develops organically. The mission of this festival is: “A universe of openness, togetherness, where we can evolve towards becoming one with cosmic energies, with nature, with consciousness, with each other, through dance, trance, creation, invention, transformation, and peace.”
Boom Festival, Portugal – http://www.boomfestival.org
Boom weeklong adventure that takes place every two years during August Full Moon on the shores of a magnificent lake in the sunny Portuguese inland. It is inspired by principles of oneness, peace, creativity, sustainability, transcendence, alternative culture, active participation, evolution, and love. It is a space where people with free spirits from all over the world can converge to experience an alternative reality. It provides programs such as dance temple, alchemy circle, sacred fire, liminal village, art instillation, a museum of visionary arts, performances and much more which deliver a lifetime experience for the participants.
Shambhala Music Festival, BC Canada – http://www.shambhalamusicfestival.com/
This 4-day music festival originated on a sunny Labour Day weekend back in 1998, some 500 people gathered at the Salmo River Ranch for a party that showcased local art and music. Today it attracts world-renowned DJs and artists does not accept any corporate sponsorship. The festival to retain a true reflection of the people on the dance floor and their vision of what their community looks like.
Shambala Festival, UK – http://www.shambalafestival.org/
It is a 4 day festival on August in a secret location in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside. This festival is owned by Kambe Events Ltd- the people who started this event and it remains independent and sponsorship free. It provides over 200 diverse musical acts across 12 live stages, world-class cabaret, an amazing array of workshops, stand-up comedy, inspirational talks and debates, jaw-dropping circus and acrobatics, interactive theatre and nationally acclaimed poetry all housed in beautifully decorated venues. Shambala is a special place where you play, revitalize, make lots of new friends and return to the world fuelled-up on the beauty of being alive and innovative. It is also a haven for cutting-edge theatrics and performance, a think-tank of ideas and an award-winning green event.
Burning Man, Nevada – http://burningman.org/
Burning Man 2019 will take place August 25 – September 2, in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. It is not only a festival, but it is also a city wherein almost everything that happens is created entirely by its citizens, who are active participants in the experience. It is a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. This is the festival which has birthed many offshoots around the world and is based on its powerful 10 Principles of Radical Inclusion, Gift Economy, Decommodification, Radical Self-Reliance, Radical Self-Expression, Communal Effort, Civic Responsibility, Leaving No Trace, Participation, Immediacy.