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The World’s Most Instagrammable Lantern Festival is Coming to Dubai

The Rise Festival in Las Vegas. Courtesy of Rise

Making it’s way to Dubai for their very first international festival, Las Vegas’ Rise is all set to take place this year on November 8.

The one-day festival is open to all ages and welcomes every culture for a unique experience that will end by releasing thousands of lanterns into the night sky; the perfect aesthetically-pleasing shot for Instagram.

Yet to be announced, Rise is also anticipated to host musical acts that will make for a picture-perfect backdrop for families as the sky lights up. The event, which debuted at the Mojave Desert, has witnessed more than 100,000 people in the past years. For the first time, the annual event will take place in the sandy dunes of the Dubai deserts.

The Rise Festival in Las Vegas. Courtesy of Rise

The event is also environment-friendly and promises a sustainable attitude. Each lantern will be customized free from plastic or metal, making it 100 percent biodegradable.

Following their official mantra, “Leave it better than we found it,” once the event is over, all lanterns will be retrieved and any post-party litter, as well as any pre-existing mess, will be cleared out from the surrounding desert.

Since 2014, the event has been sold out every year, but interested people can register for early bird tickets on Rise’s official website.

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