Burning Man Festival ‘Burned’ by COVID for a Second Time

Burning Man

The Burning Man festival has been called a “fantastical, dainty art scattered” event, named for a blazing of a wooden male as a finale. Organizers of a annual eventuality announced Apr 27, 2021, a delay nonetheless again. It was scheduled to start Aug. 26 thru Sept. 3.

The festival, that once boasted of attracting over 70,000 attendees, began in 1986. It is hold in a dried of Black Rock City, Nevada; approximately 60 percent of a participants’ income is $100,000.

Through a ups, downs, and legalism of COVID-19, organizers worked together with state officials, exploring each entrance that would make this eventuality occur to no avail. Things are commencement to relieve with a pandemic, though not to a indicate where one can openly let their ensure down and ensue with business as usual.

Burning ManAfter most suspicion and deliberation, a organizers have decided, with a timeline they have to get things done, they will cancel once again.

Organizers will horde a “Virtual Burning Man” commencement on Aug 21, as they did after a 2020 eventuality was canceled.

There will be no price to participate, though donations will be supposed to assistance equivalent a waste from dual years of cancelations.

In a end, a idea is to make 2022’s Burning Man festival larger than ever.

The Black Rock Desert is open to a public. Participants could accumulate there, though sadly, there will not be an orderly event.

Written by Brenda Robinson
Edited by Cathy Milne-Ware


CNN: Burning Man festival cancels in-person eventuality again since of Covid-19; by Lisa Respers France and Andy Rose
SanFrancisco Chronicle: Burning Man 2021 Is Officially Canceled. But 2022 reservations are on sale for $2,500; by Michael Williams
USA Today: Burning Man Festival Canceled Again Due To Pandemic ‘Uncertainties’ 2022 Festival Still On; by Jenny Kane and Siobhan McAndrew
USA Today: Decades-old Burning Man Continues To Defy Labels; by Trevor Hughes

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