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February 10, 2019

The Jackrabbit Speaks

Blazing Swan got featured in The Jackrabbit Speaks (the Burning Man newsletter equivalent of our own Blaze of Our Lives).   Check it out in V23:#9 over here.   What do you mean you don't get Blaze of Our Lives…
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ParticipateTickets
February 10, 2019

So… you’ve bought a ticket to Blazing Swan.

Jilakin Rock City requires significant investments of time, energy, and resourcefulness by the Committee, Department Crews, Theme Camps, Artists and you, the participant. Part of what makes Blazing Swan unique and powerful is that everyone has to work hard to…
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CommitteeTheme Camp
February 5, 2019

Theme Camp Grants 2019

  At the theme camp meeting held in late 2018, it was stated that theme camp grants may not continue in 2019. Blazing Swan Inc. had been struggling financially for the last couple of years for a number of reasons…
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Tickets
February 1, 2019

Ticket Transfers

Situations change.   A few people have asked if they can transfer their ticket. The answer is YES! All that needs to happen is for the person who created the Quicket profile / purchased the ticket to log in to…
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Swan's Nest
January 28, 2019

Nest Update

Inside the Nest  We are entering epic mode! With the Temple and Effigy structures being built, a host of theme camps chipping away at their structures, and some artists working on their masterpieces. But that’s not all! We also have…
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CommitteeUncategorized
January 28, 2019

Committee Update

  Hi Everyone, I would like to make you all aware of some of the changes and challenges that have occurred at Blazing Swan.  For those of you who are not aware, Matthew Robinson our Treasurer had emergency surgery at…
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ParticipateSafety
January 28, 2019

Don’t Be A Darkwad!

Do you have a plan on how you are going to light up your camping area and tent?   Maybe with Solar Powered Fairy Lights? Glow worms?    Don’t forget to make sure your tent pegs are visible so no-one…
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Art
January 28, 2019

Arts News

  Art grants      Round 2 closed (a couple of weeks ago)… a tonne of applications have been received, all with  awesome ideas! Now all the admin to do! The Art team is busy working diligently to get them…
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Safety
January 28, 2019

Test, Tagging & More Safety Volunteers Needed

Testing and Tagging of Electrical EquipmentCamps can get their electrical equipment tested and tagged at the Nest from now until the 10th March. They have been asked to please place all of their equipment in a storage container with their name…
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Safety
January 28, 2019

Safety Update – Vehicles & Tents

There have been a number of incidents involving vehicles running over tents at camp grounds and festivals in recent weeks. Most noteworthy is an injured person at Falls Festival and a fatality at a NSW camping ground. Most recently it…
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RangersVolunteer
January 14, 2019

Ranger Reflux #16

Edition #16 of Ranger Reflux is out!   All the latest and greatest on training dates, shift rosters, busy bee and other khaki coloured fun!   Get it here.
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ArtVolunteer
December 30, 2018

Temple 2019

The Temple is set to bring our homes’ spiritual heart back to the playa this year. As we shift personally and globally towards a deeper understanding of ourselves and fellow humans, it is now time to hush the unproductive thought…
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Volunteer
December 28, 2018

Blazing Swan Medical Corps 2019

The Blazing Swan Medical Corps (BSMC) is recruiting again this year. Ten HUT!  We believe that there should be no barriers to high quality healthcare, no matter where you are, especially at a festival like Blazing Swan. We believe that…
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KidsVolunteer
December 27, 2018

Working With Children Check

The Working With Children Screening Unit have been in contact with Blazing Swan Inc. in relation to compliance pursuant to the Working With Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004.   In essence, Theme Camps engaged in child related work are…
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Jilakin Rock Rangers
PrepareRangersVolunteer
December 27, 2018

Jilakin Rock Rangers – Update Dec ’18

The Ranger Leadership Group have been dusting themselves-off from a long, wet Winter and earnestly lining things-up for another awesome Blaze next year. Projects in the pipeline include constructing a Ranger themed art piece for the Tin Horse Highway, a…
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