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'''Hitchgathering''' is the name of a series of international hitchhiking gatherings held in Europe and Northern America since 2008.
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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]].''
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<span class="lead">[[Hitchgathering/2019|Hitchgathering 2019]] in August, somewhere in Europe.</span>
  
 
=== Organizing the event ===
 
=== Organizing the event ===
 
====Communication====
 
====Communication====
* All communications about the gathering happen on the email list ([email protected]) and in the [https://www.facebook.com/groups/hitchgathering/ Facebook group]  
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* All communications about the gathering happen on the email mailing list and in the [https://www.facebook.com/groups/hitchgathering/ Facebook group]  
* If you are not on the list, register in [http://hitchgathering.org hitchgathering.org] or directly through the [http://lists.freeactive.net/listinfo.cgi/hitch-freeactive.net listserver]
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* If you are not on the list, register in [http://hitchgathering.org hitchgathering.org] or directly through the [https://lists.riseup.net/www/subscribe/hitch listserver] (new list, old defunct list: [http://lists.freeactive.net/listinfo.cgi/hitch-freeactive.net listserver]).
* Feel free to edit the wiki page for [http://hitchwiki.org/en/Hitchgathering/2014 Hitchgathering 2014] and add your suggestion for a place!  
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* Feel free to edit the wiki page for [[Hitchgathering/{{CURRENTYEAR}}|Hitchgathering {{CURRENTYEAR}}]] in Europe.
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* upload your pictures from past gatherings to a webservice like [https://www.wetransfer.com/ wetransfer] or [http://www.dropbox.com dropbox] and sent the link to [email protected] You can also sent him stories and the like and he'll add it to the [http://www.hitchgathering.org website]!  
  
 
=====Checklist=====
 
=====Checklist=====
* The location is not far from the village but is appart and people are cool with us camping there. There are not many people living there and most of the houses are abandoned.
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* Is there space for 100-200 persons?
* The place should be enough for 100+ people and as I said above is appart from the houses.
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* Can we acquire drinking water somewhere nearby?
* The place has a owner but I asked the barmen there to talk to the owner of the place and he confirmed .
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* Are there possibilities to dumpster dive or is food cheap?
* There is running water nearb to clean and cook and since the place is not far from the village is very easy to find drinking water everywhere.
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* How easy/difficult is it to reach the place?
* I think we can save some hidden place to dig shitpits.
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* How secluded is the place?
* It was an olive field.
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* Can we just stay at the place or does it belong to somebody, do we need a permission?
* No dumpsters nearby (at least no dumpsters from where we can find sth to eat) but buying vegetables from the locals is not expensive.
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* Can we dig shit pits there?
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* Can YOU be there to help organizing in the beginning?
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* What else is important?
  
 
==== Time ====
 
==== Time ====
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=== Past events ===
 
=== Past events ===
* Project-[[project 888|888]], european hitchhiking gathering in [[Paris]], [[France]] on August 8, 2008.
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* Project-[[project 888|888]], European Hitchhiking Gathering in [[Paris]], [[France]] on August 8, 2008.
* [[789]]-Festival, european hitchhiking gathering in [[Odessa|Odesa]], [[Ukraine]] on August 7, 2009.
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* [[789]]-Festival, European Hitchhiking Gathering in [[Odessa|Odesa]], [[Ukraine]] on August 7, 2009.
* [[6810]] hitchgathering, european hitchhiking gathering in [[Sines]], [[Portugal]] on August 6, 2010.
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* [[6810]] Hitchgathering, European Hitchhiking Gathering in [[Sines]], [[Portugal]] on August 6, 2010.
* [[North America Hitch Gathering|North-American hitchgathering]] in [[Boulder]], [[Colorado]] on August 21, 2010.
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* [[North America Hitch Gathering|North-American Hitchgathering]] in [[Boulder]], [[Colorado]] on August 21, 2010.
 
* [[Hitchgathering/North-America|North American Gathering 2011]]
 
* [[Hitchgathering/North-America|North American Gathering 2011]]
 
* [[Hitchgathering/2011|5-8-11]] in [[Kara Dere]], [[Bulgaria]] on August 5 2011
 
* [[Hitchgathering/2011|5-8-11]] in [[Kara Dere]], [[Bulgaria]] on August 5 2011
* Hitchgathering 4-8-12 was held in Lithuania.
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* [[Hitchgathering/2012|Hitchgathering 4-8-12]] was held in [[Lithuania]]
* Hitchgathering 5-8-13 was held in Slovakia.
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* [[Hitchgathering/2013|Hitchgathering 5-8-13]] was held in [[Slovakia]].
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* [[Hitchgathering/2014|Hitchgathering 2-8-14]] took place in [[Albania]], with big pre-gatherings in [[Norway]] and [[Finland]] and smaller ones along the way.
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* [[Hitchgathering/2015|Hitchgathering 2015]] in [[France]].
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* [[Hitchgathering/2016|Hitchgathering 2016]] in [[Norway]]
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* [[Hitchgathering/2017|Hitchgathering 2017]] in [[Portugal]], [[Germany]] and [[Ukraine]].
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* [[Hitchgathering/2018|Hitchgathering 2018]] in [[Serbia]]
  
 
=== Future events ===
 
=== Future events ===
* 2014 North American Hitchgathering Location Voting in Progress [http://poll.pollcode.com/274487 here].
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* [[Hitchgathering/2019|Hitchgathering 2019]] somewhere in Europe.
  
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Revision as of 14:04, 19 June 2019

Hitchgathering is the name of a series of international hitchhiking gatherings held in Europe and Northern America since 2008.

Hitchgathering 2019 in August, somewhere in Europe.

Organizing the event

Communication

Checklist
  • Is there space for 100-200 persons?
  • Can we acquire drinking water somewhere nearby?
  • Are there possibilities to dumpster dive or is food cheap?
  • How easy/difficult is it to reach the place?
  • How secluded is the place?
  • Can we just stay at the place or does it belong to somebody, do we need a permission?
  • Can we dig shit pits there?
  • Can YOU be there to help organizing in the beginning?
  • What else is important?

Time

Early August, typically at first weekend. People will arrive some days earlier and many stay for like 1-2 weeks. New people keep coming and going during these two weeks. Festival sort of fades in and fades out, most busiest days having over 100 people at once.

Each year somebody suggests if the main event could be moved to June/July. Each time we come again to same conclusion: early August is the most optimal for all the students/working people to have a hitching trip. There will be smaller pre- and post-gatherings happening all the summer.

Past events

Future events