Current year 2012 is the year of the rainbow, 2012 is the year of unification! The 2012 world rainbow gathering starts in Brazil on new moon January 23rd and ends in Guatemala on new moon November 13th. Rainbow Gatherings are temporary intentional communities, typically held in outdoor settings, and espousing and practicing ideals of peace, love, harmony, freedom and community, as a consciously expressed alternative to mainstream popular culture, consumerism, capitalism and mass media. Regional and national gatherings are held in the whole world throughout the year.
Its Features include following:
• A one month gathering in Brazil (joining the national) in the state of Espirito Santo from new moon January 23rd to new moon February 21st.
• An eight month caravan sweeping north through South and Central America via many meeting points.
• A one month gathering in Guatemala from new moon October 15th to new moon November 13th.