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02/11/2013

Chip Conley, Saybrook’s Scholar-Practitioner in Residence, launches new website looking at world festivals in the 21st century

Did you know that in one of the coldest spots on earth, the people of Habin, China, create an ice and snow festival?

Or that every 12 years there the most prominent gurus and spiritual pilgrims of India gather on the banks of the Ganges river?

The world is full of hyper-local festivals thriving in a hyper-connected world.  Chip Conley, Saybrook University’s Scholar-Practitioner in Residence, thinks they have a lot to tell us about what we value, how we play, and what it means to be human in the 21st century.

So he’s started a new blog, Fest300, to examine the world’s most interesting festivals, giving us a window into some of the most interesting places on earth.

Take a look – there’s more than meets the eye.

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