About the Shanghai Regional Group
In the famed Asian Mega-City with over 20 million inhabitants our events brings and meet-ups cover a network of Burners from Nanjing, Suzhou, Hangzhou, and Ningbo. Shanghai burners are members of various playa theme camps. We make plans to meet-up with other China-based Burners on the Playa each year. In 2012 three Shanghai Burners camped together, possibly the earliest formation of a Shanghai Theme Camp. Together they visited the Chinese Speaker's Tea Party to meet the hosts from other regions such as Beijing.
A Message from the Shanghai Regional Contact
In June of 2014 my dream of seeing a regional satellite burn take place here in China came true – on an island in ancient Lake Tai 300 Chinese and foreign participants came to DragonBurn for three days and two nights of music,art, and performance. They said it couldn't be done, we could never get approval, it would get shut down, but on the Saturday night magic took place as we circled the five meter high Dragon Egg effigy and set it aflame. This year, with your help, it will take place again.
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“I was present at the beginning. Toured L.A. with the Zone Tour #2 of the Cacaphonists then witnessed a Baker Beach Burn in 1987, then left for Asia in 1989, where I still reside. Came back for the 1996 and 2001 Burns and now I assist in promoting the 10 Principles , the Nevada Burn and Dragon Burn here in Shanghai.”