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Rise Lantern Festival, Mojave Desert 2014

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Rise Lantern Festival co-founder Dan Hill will be the first to admit that mistakes were made at the inaugural event held at the Jean Dry Lake Bed on Saturday. The festival, the first of its kind to be held in the United States, according to Hill, was meant to be an emotional and surreal experience. Approximately 10,000 attendees wrote their thoughts and wishes on lanterns that they released in unison. The spectacle almost seemed like they were placing a mini-galaxy in the dark desert sky. See the video above of the launch. Read more: VegasSeven.com/Rise