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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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<p class="lead">'''Hitchgathering''' is the name of a series of international hitchhiking gatherings held in Europe and Northern America [[Hitchgathering#Past_events|since 2008]].</p>
  
Time: early August.
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<p class="lead">For the 10th anniversary the idea of ''Transeuropean Hitchgathering'' was created. The three main locations (Portugal, Germany, Ukraine) are to be incorporated in a series of Hitchgatherings spanning from Western to Eastern Europe, all summer long!</p>
  
'''[http://hitchgathering.org Hitchgathering.org]'''
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== Gathering locations & dates ==
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* <span style="opacity:0.3">'''1-6 August''' - [[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></span>
  
=== Organizing the event ===
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* <span style="opacity:0.3">'''10-26 August''' - '''[[Hitchgathering/2017/Traumschule|Hitchgathering at Traumschule in Riebau]]''', Germany <small>([https://www.facebook.com/events/1812914572358009/ FB event])</small></span>
====Communication====
 
* '''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].
 
* Feel free to [{{fullurl:{{FULLPAGENAME}}|action=edit}} edit this page].
 
  
===Proposing a place===
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* '''30 August onwards''' - '''[[Hitchgathering/2017/Shypit|Gathering in Shypit]]''', Ukraine <small>([https://www.facebook.com/events/126119214640818/ FB event])</small>
Remember to tackle the following questions when you scout for a location:
 
* 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?
 
  
=== Proposals ===  
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====Other Pre- & Post-Gatherings====
==== Traumschule in Riebau, Germany ====
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* <span style="opacity:0.4">'''6-8 July''' - [https://talk.hitchwiki.org/t/nog20-pregathering-5th-to-8th-of-july-in-hamburg NOG20 Pre-gathering] in [[Hamburg]]</span>
'''[https://talk.hitchwiki.org/t/a-first-hg2017-proposition-traumschule/40/9 See discussion thread]''':
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* <span style="opacity:0.4">'''4-6 August''' - Pre-Gathering at Traumschule in Riebau hosted by [[DTSG]]</span>
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* <span style="opacity:0.4">'''8-11 August''', between Hitchfest and German gathering a meetup at [http://nomadwiki.org/en/Free_hot_springs#Fontpedrouse Hot springs at Fontpédrouse], Pyrenees, France. [https://www.facebook.com/groups/hitchgathering/permalink/1817437861603105/ FB post]</span>
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* <span style="opacity:0.4">'''24-29 August''' - [https://www.ende-gelaende.org/en/ Open Pit Mine Occupation in Western Germany]</span>
  
<blockquote>We are happy to host a gathering with free
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====Outside of Europe====
contributions again - food, knowledge, money, sleeping bags, what
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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].  
people need.
 
  
What held me back is that we don't have a current english page
 
http://ts.blogsport.de
 
  
Our public hospitality profiles in english:
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== Organizing the event  ==
https://www.bewelcome.org/members/Traumschule
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* Hitchgatherings are self-organized: everybody makes them happen
https://www.couchsurfing.com/people/traum-schule
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* '''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]
 
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* a lot of relevant discussion happens on [http://lists.freeactive.net/listinfo.cgi/hitch-freeactive.net the mailing list]
This is an open space and if you like, feel invited!
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* Feel free to [{{fullurl:{{FULLPAGENAME}}|action=edit}} edit this page].
 
 
Decide, when and if you want to meet here. I am on this list but you
 
can also reach our group at [email protected].
 
  
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=== Spread the word ===
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* Tell your friends
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* Tell hitchhikers you meet on the road
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* 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!
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* Draw your own flyers :)
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* Spread the word around hitchhiking clubs and websites in your country/your language
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* Post on your hitchhiking / travel / nomad blog or website about the gathering
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* Tell your favorite hitchhiking / travel / nomad blog author to write about it
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* Organize a pre-meeting (can be early like May/June/July to raise attention and connect people)
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* Translate a ready-made article in your local language and offer it to newspapers
  
Kardan from Riebau (Germany)</blockquote>
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Latest revision as of 06:22, 6 September 2017

Hitchgathering-2017-poster.jpg

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

For the 10th anniversary the idea of Transeuropean Hitchgathering was created. The three main locations (Portugal, Germany, Ukraine) are to be incorporated in a series of Hitchgatherings spanning from Western to Eastern Europe, all summer long!

Gathering locations & dates

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 being organized.


Organizing the event

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