The 2022 INTERNATIONAL Events!
Transformational Festivals outside of North America
WOODFORD FOLK FESTIVAL
December 27, 2021 – January 1, 2022 Queensland, Australia
The Woodford Folk Festival is an iconic 6 day cultural festival held at Woodfordia, Qld. More than 2000 performers, 35 venues and 438 acts are programmed featuring local, national and international guests. The festival programme features concerts, dances, street theatre, writers’ panels, film festival, comedy sessions, acoustic jams, social dialogue and debate, folk medicine, an entire children’s festival, an environmental programme featuring talks, debates and films, art and craft workshops, circus performances and workshops, late night cabarets, parades and special events including a spectacular fire event.
UNIVERSE PARALLELO NOTE ITS Dec. 2022
December 27, 2022 – January 3, 2023 Pratigi Beach, Bahia, Brazil
This dive into a parallel reality, where the ritual of Peace, Love, Unity and Respect produces an atmosphere that surrounds everyone and is, more and more, a rare and special experience. In Bahia, in the warm waters of Pratigi, 20 years of the gathering will be celebrated.
RAINBOW SERPENT – 2022 TBA
January 23-24, 2021 Live Stream Lexton, Victoria, Australia
Rainbow Serpent Festival has come a long way over the years. From a small gathering in a secluded clearing, to an internationally recongnized, multifaceted weekend of dance, colour, expression and celebration. People now travel from all over the world to Western Victoria to experience what some have said is the best outdoor festival of it’s type in the Southern Hemisphere. No longer just an electronic music festival these days you can expect to experience a unique combination of music, art, performance, spiritual education, relaxation and healing.
February 2-8, 2022 Canaan Downs, New Zealand
Luminate is a vibrant festival of cutting-edge live & electronic music, visual & performing arts, inspirational knowledge sharing, and pioneering environmental initiatives. Nestled in the spectacular hills and native forest of New Zealand-Aotearoa, merging ancient traditions with contemporary culture, Luminate celebrates the seasonal harvest festival of Lughnasadgh, midway between summer solstice & autumn equinox.This internationally renowned 8 day festival embraces 5 zones of world-class music, 5 zones of workshops, circus arts, holistic healing, arts&crafts & food market, kids’ activities, spacious camping and eco-amenities.Luminate brings nature’s harmonic resonance into an 8-day luscious gathering of co-creative community activating transformational consciousness.
BALI SPIRIT FESTIVAL
April 5-10, 2022 Ubud, Bali
A spiritually charged event that takes place on the tropical island of Bali,
the annual BaliSpirit Festival inspires and unifies the global community
through yoga, dance, healing and the beat of world music.
SMALL WORLD SOLAR STAGE SPRING FEST – Status Unknown
May Kent, England
A beautiful, magical, solar powered, musical circus. A twice yearly festival. Raising awareness of sustainable living. Creating community. Celebrating music and the sheer joy of creativity. Supporting and nurturing Festival Folk Music.
May 6-9, 2022 SE Queensland, Australia
Earth Frequency Festival is a 4 day outdoor festival, based in South-East Queensland, Australia. While fitting in to many cultural niches or pigeon holes such as outdoor music concert, transformational festival, tribal gathering, doof, workshop conference etc, the aim of Earth Frequency Festival is to go beyond these traditional tags and exist as a multi-faceted gathering focused broadly on creativity, community, connection, intention and inspiration. Our focus is on creating a meaningful space, where we can gather, celebrate life with music and art and other creative forms, educate, connect, heal and inspire.
MYSTIC GARDEN FESTIVAL
June 18, 2022 Sloterpark, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Mystic Garden is a paradise where time has no meaning. It is a place where people can discover the Magic of an enchanted secret place where life and music and creativity come together for one glorious day to remind us of how life should be savored and cherished at every moment!
June 22-26, 2022 Pilton, Somerset, England
Inspired by the ethos of the hippie, counterculture, and free festival movements, the festival retains vestiges of these traditions, such as the Green Fields area, which includes sections known as the Green Futures and Healing Fields. In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts.
June 29 – July 3, 2022 Northern Germany
Far away from daily life, Fusion seeks to create a wondrous parallel society. Come to Mecklenburg’s vast plains to enjoy four days of unique music of all kinds, theatre, performance art, cinema, installations, interaction and communication. Diversity of people, diverse in their intentions. Still, their strive for individual freedom unites them, everybody finding her and his own way of action. Free of boundaries and prejudice.
PEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL – 4 Festivals Dates TBA
July Aug Sept Oct Borlänge, Sweden
The goal of our work is to unite humanistic values of culture and knowledge and to inspire a greater compassion and understanding, at local and global levels.
July 13-17 2022 Graz, Austria
Elevate’s professed aim is to combine critical political discourse with art and music within a special framework. With an extensive program of discussions, workshops, lectures, and film presentations, the Elevate Festival wishes to foster a better understanding of the most important issues of our time. There is a conscuious focus on groundbreaking alternatives, innovative projects, and various intiatives in the realm of civil society, social movements and dedicated activism. Presenting an eclectic array of styles, the performing artists at Elevate have one thing in common: the courage to break away from conventions and satisfy their personal need to find their own voice, far removed from the mainstream. That being said, Elevate offers a musical journey away from well-known Best-Of-Sets, challenging both artists and audiences alike.
Artistic horizons can be explored, shared and expanded not only at live-shows but also at workshops on music production.
July 21-25, 2022 Quebec, Canada
The festival is an international gathering of visuel and musical art where artists, performers, dancers and campers from near and far share 4 days together. This event promises a symbiosis of dance, open philosophies, performance art, human (and spiritual) experiences set up in a enchanting environment. This is the summer party you won’t want to miss! Keep up the energy, the colours, the fun, the good vibe and the feelings, communicate, smile, laugh and dance!
July 22-29, 2022 Idanha-A-Nova Lake, Portugal
Boom is not only a festival, it is a state of mind. Inspired by the principles of Oneness, Peace, Creativity, Sustainability, Transcendence, Alternative Culture, Active Participation, Evolution and Love, it is a space where people from all over the world can converge to experience an alternative reality. Boom is a festival dedicated to the Free Spirits from all over the world. It is the gathering of the global psychedelic tribe and of whoever feels the call to join in the celebrations!! Boom is a weeklong unpredictable and unforgettable adventure. It takes place, every two years, during August Full Moon, on the shores of a magnificent lake in the sunny Portuguese inland and every one is invited!
August 1-7, 2022 Dádpuszta, Hungary
A psychedelic tribal gathering. 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. A playground where we learn to share and care, to express and connect, to create and heal, to unify and beautify the world around us and in us.
MASTERS OF CALM – 2022 Dates TBA
We invite you to take a comfortable rest in nature, stop a little bit from daily roller coaster and fill with calmness – dedicate time for yourself and things, which are the most important in our life. Masters of Calm 2020 will be held on July 24 – August 2 in Asveja regional nature park pine-trees surrounded “Goldenwood” (“Auksinė giria” in Lithuanian). “Goldenwood” is famous for its special spiritual atmosphere – a perfect place for your experiences.
August 4-7, 2022 Chepstow, Wales
Do you fancy meeting like-minded people under open skies for four days of off-grid entertainment and exploration, on a landscaped and wooded site? Relax, dance, share skills and be inspired at The Green Gathering. Enjoy over 100 acts on four stages, including djs, poets, comedians, magicians and mystics, low impact living and Co-ops Camp, craft workshops, permaculture gardens, a tipi circle, campaign stalls, herbs & healing kids, teens and youth spaces, interactive art and radical cinema, and a stone circle and faerie glade.
Aug 4-7, 2022 Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, England
Welcome to an award winning festival of music, food, learning, literature and rejuvenation. Set amongst the lakes, forests and parkland of Oxfordshire’s exquisite Cornbury Estate, Wilderness is an inspirational weekend for all the ages.
TRANSYLVANIA CALLING – Status Unknown
August Transylvania, Romania
“The Transylvania Calling Experience is not about a spiritual teaching. Yet, when you come here and allow what is happening to touch you, deep understandings take place. And when these understandings blossom into an insight, into a realization, your heart opens, consciousness expands…This expansion is the flowering of your being.” A quote from Satsang with Styx (Founder)Moving beyond the spirals of time We return to the source of love divine As we dance as one with the forces of creation The sleeping serpents will be awakened With these snakes of creation our souls will entwine To dance this ritual buried deep Within our collective mind Opening our hearts we surrender to the dance One tribe united We journey into trance In this temple of love we will dance as one One body One mind One heart Let the journey start ♥
SUNRISE CELEBRATION – Status Unknown
August Chepstow, Monmouthshire, England
Brought together by a young, dynamic team based in Glastonbury, Sunrise has a special magic that you don’t find at the homogenised, corporate-sponsored festivals that are popping up like GM crops all over the UK. With increasing numbers of people becoming disillusioned with every passing advert, Sunrise is a breath of fresh country air. Festival goers come to party and dance and find themselves in intimate spaces and interactive environments where they are inspired by alternative ways of living and partying: discovering music, speakers and workshop leaders with optimistic, empowered and community-focused ways of looking at the world.
GLOBAL ECLIPSE (by Sumbiosis Events) – 2022 Status Unknown
Dates & Location TBA
Global Eclipse is comprised of event producers, artists, and creators from all over the world. The core of the group is Symbiosis who have produced Symbiosis Gathering in California since 2005, an annular eclipse gathering in Nevada in 2012, co-produced the Total Solar Eclipse in north Queensland, Australia in 2012, and Oregon Eclipse in 2017. The 2017 event brought together 12 festivals from around the world in a collaboration to celebrate a solar eclipse. The 2020 event will change the game again.