Come and participate in BURN2, Second Life's own Burning Man event and find out for yourself what the magic is all about here on the playa. Burners are waiting to welcome you home at greeters gate. We have art cars and playa bikes, even a hot air balloon. Some of SL's best artists have pieces to share with visitors. And yes, we have a man build and he always burns.
We have regular events throughout the year and announce these events on our home page. Each event is preceded with a press release. If you would like to be on our press list, please contact us using the email address below.
BURNING MAN TRADITIONS
Black Rock City, Nevada, has been developing as a city and a community using groups of volunteers to help make the city function well. These same traditional groups have been a part of BURN2’s tradition as well and help us put on our awesome event. In fact, it’s traditions like this that makes our event so great!
Community Services (Community services provides greeters, translators, gifts and tours for new arrivals to the burn.
Lamplighters - Each night Lamplighters don their robes, form a procession at the Lamplighter Village and make their way north, lighting lamps as they walk, through Center Camp, past The Man to The Temple where they will drum and dance and celebrate fire until dawn. Anyone can join the BURN2 Lamplighters, donning the distinctive Lamplighter robes and leading the activities for all Burners.
Rangers - The Rangers are volunteer non-confrontational community mediators who, work to keep things running smoothly and uphold the ten principles of Burning Man. They patrol the playa and and are headquartered at the Ranger Station. Rangers are selected for their level temperament and undergo specialized training prior to the BURN2 event.
Department of Mutant Vehicles (DMV) - Just like Burning Man, weird, wacky and wonderful vehicles are constructed by volunteers and made freely available for all to use. Drop in at one of the DMV diners, select a vehicle, rez it and drive. Tour vehicles, “Free Drive” vehicles and the ubiquitous bicycle all come out of the DMV.
Department of Public Works (DPW) - Are the volunteer builders and land managers that construct and maintain all the common infrastructure and major shared builds of the playa
- What makes BURN2 unique? BURN2 is the only official virtual Burning Man Regional and is an entirely resident supported event in Second Life.
Listed below are our many volunteer opportunities for BURN2! Our events are successful because of the hundreds of volunteers who graciously donate their time, patience, energy, and skills, as well as lots and lots of caffeine. Some folks have been volunteering for years, and for others, this will be their first time.
Think you might want to join us? See below what might rock your boat. When you find something you want to do, surf on over to our volunteer application. Didn't find what you want? If you still want to volunteer, fill out an application anyway - we'll find the right fit for you. Experience is not necessarily necessary, you can learn something new while volunteering in BURN2. We're here to help!