An annual, global event to raise awareness and start conversations about the benefits of economies based on sharing, as well as offer a liberating experience to inspire more critical and creative thinking about our relationships with money and how we can have new types of economic activity. . On September . . . Read more
ShareFests create a real life model of the sharing world and transform people through the experience. ShareFests are participatory events designed to connect the local sharing economy that range in size from intimate 20 person events hosted by community organizations like timebanks, to large three day public gatherings with over 3,000 . . . Read more
The Saint Stupid’s Day Parade is an annual parade that takes place in San Francisco on April 1st. Participation in the parade is open to the public and silly costumes are encouraged.
A flash mob type of event where thousands of people armed with pillows gather in cities all over the world to have play bashing one another up with fluffy pillows. A pillow fight flash mob is a social phenomenon of flash mobbing and shares many characteristics of a culture jam. . . . Read more
Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption of open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments. The events are . . . Read more
A global event to support persecuted musicians, Music Freedom Day is an “advocacy and awareness event”. By simply including a dedication from the stage, or in a live radio interview, a presentation, or on your concert poster, you are automatically part of the global event.
A thematic day where every citizen in the world is ask to symbolically give 67 minutes of work for the community, in memory of Nelson Mandela’s 67 years fight for equality.
May 1 is a day when guerrilla gardeners around the world plant sunflowers in their neighborhoods, typically in neglected public places such as tree pits, shabby flower beds and bare roadside verges. It has taken place since 2007, and was conceived by guerrilla gardeners in Brussels, (who go by the . . . Read more
Hardware Freedom Day is a worldwide celebration of Open Hardware. Initiated in 2012 by the same organization behind Software Freedom Day it aims at educating the worldwide public about the benefits of using and promoting Open Hardware. It also provides an international day to serve as a platform to raise . . . Read more
Casual Friday is an American and Canadian trend which has spread to other parts of the world, wherein some offices may celebrate a semi-reprieve from the constrictions of a formal dress code. Whereas, during the rest of the week, business shirts, suits, ties, trousers, and dress shoes would be the . . . Read more