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'''Hitchgathering''' is the name of a series of international hitchhiking gatherings held in Europe and Northern America [[Hitchgathering#Past_events|since 2008]]. For the 10th anniversary the idea of ''Transeuropean Hitchgathering'' was created. The three main [[Hitchgathering/2017#locations|locations]] are to be incorporated in a series of hitchgatherings spanning from Western to Eastern Europe, all summer long.
== Gatherings==* '''1-6 August''' - Pre-[[Hitchgathering/2017/Hitchfest|Gathering ]] at the [http://www.hitchfest.org/ HitchFest], [[Marco de Canaveses]], Portugal <small>([https://www.facebook.com/events/1862297317342987/ FB event])</small>
*<small>'''in between''' [http://nomadwiki.org/en/Free_hot_springs#Fontpedrouse Hot springs at Fontpédrouse], Pyrenees, France</small>
* '''10-26 August''' - [[Hitchgathering/2017/Traumschule|Hitchgathering at Traumschule in Riebau]], Germany <small>([https://www.facebook.com/events/1812914572358009/ FB event])</small>
* '''30-? August''' - [[Hitchgathering/2017/Shypit|Gathering in Shypit]], Ukraine <small>([https://www.facebook.com/events/126119214640818/ FB event])</small>
====Other Pre- & Post-Gatherings====
====Outside of Europe====
If you're on the other side of the Atlantic, watch out for news regarding a hitchgathering in July or August in the province of Minas Gerais, Brazil that is [https://www.facebook.com/groups/caroneirosdebeiradeestrada/ being organized].
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==Gatherings==
* [[Hitchgathering/2017/Hitchfest|Hitchfest, Marco de Canaveses, Portugal (1-6 August)]]
* [[Hitchgathering/2017/Traumschule|Traumschule in Riebau, Germany (10-26 August)]]
* [[Hitchgathering/2017/Shypit| Shypit, Ukraine (30-? August)]]
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== Organizing the event ==
* Hitchgatherings are self-organized: everybody makes them happen
* '''All communications about organising the gathering happen mainly [https://talk.hitchwiki.org/c/hitchgathering on the hitchwiki forum].''' Plenty of the community talk happens in the [https://www.facebook.com/groups/hitchgathering/ Facebook group]
* a lot of relevant discussion happens on [http://lists.freeactive.net/listinfo.cgi/hitch-freeactive.net the mailing list]
* Feel free to [{{fullurl:{{FULLPAGENAME}}|action=edit}} edit this page].
== Locations =Spread the word ===* Tell your friends* Tell hitchhikers you meet on the road* Write cardboards with hitchgathering.org, the place and date (and maybe more) and place them at popular hitchhiking spots ... be creative and use your colorful markers!* Draw your own flyers :)* Spread the word around hitchhiking clubs and websites in your country/your language* Post on your hitchhiking / travel / nomad blog or website about the gathering* Tell your favorite hitchhiking / travel / nomad blog author to write about it* Organize a pre-meeting (can be early like May/June/July to raise attention and connect people) * Translate a ready-made article in your local language and offer it to newspapers
==Location proposals===== [[Hitchgathering/2017/Traumschule|Traumschule in Riebau, Germany (Main camp, 10-26 August)]]===
* Location: Northern Germany, close to [[Salzwedel]], in the village of [[Riebau]] at [http://ts.blogsport.de/ Traumschule] [[https://goo.gl/maps/wuEpd8ArmRw map]], hosp-ex profiles on [https://www.bewelcome.org/members/Traumschule BW], [https://www.couchsurfing.com/people/traum-schule CS]
* Ownership/Permission: ''We are happy to host a gathering with free contributions again: food, knowledge, money, sleeping bags, what people need. [...] This is an open space and if you like, feel invited! [...] Kardan from Riebau''
* You re welcome to join the organizing team, share ideas or help in any way! [email protected]
== Organizing the event ==* Hitchgatherings are self-organized: everybody makes them happen * '''All communications about organising the gathering happen mainly [https://talk.hitchwiki.org/c/hitchgathering on the hitchwiki forum].''' Plenty of the community talk happens in the [https://www.facebook.com/groups/hitchgathering/ Facebook group]* a lot of relevant discussion happens on [http://lists.freeactive.net/listinfo.cgi/hitch-freeactive.net the mailing list]* Feel free to [{{fullurl:{{FULLPAGENAME}}|action=edit}} edit this page]. === Spread the word ===* Tell your friends* Tell hitchhikers you meet on the road* Write cardboards with hitchgathering.org, the place and date (and maybe more) and place them at popular hitchhiking spots ... be creative and use your colorful markers!* Draw your own flyers :)* Spread the word around hitchhiking clubs and websites in your country/your language* Post on your hitchhiking / travel / nomad blog or website about the gathering* Tell your favorite hitchhiking / travel / nomad blog author to write about it* Organize a pre-meeting (can be early like May/June/July to raise attention and connect people) * Translate a ready-made article in your local language and offer it to newspapers ==Other location Proposals===
=== Italy ===
Alessio proposed HG in Valle del Boia park, and was having talks with the parks association for permission.
=== Elsewhere? Propose a place ===
Feel free to suggest other locations for pre/post gatherings around Europe!
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