It is considered to be the largest music and lantern festival in the world... The Rise of Las Vegas will be exported to the Dubai desert in November 2019.
This annual festival, usually held in October in the Mojave Desert near Las Vegas, will take place on November 8 in… the Dubai Desert.
The one-day event, which has not yet revealed its artistic programming, promises to be visually spectacular, as would probably attest the 100 000 people who have already participated.
The organizers promise to adopt sustainable and ecological practices: each lantern will be custom-made and biodegradable, without plastic or metal. As part of the festival’s policy, all waste will be collected at the end of the festivities.
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Thousands of new intentions being set in one beautiful gathering ✨ . Tickets are online now! . We have a “leave it better than we found it” policy. Our lanterns are 100% biodegradable and are custom engineered to have a short flight time with a maximum travel distance of 1 mile. After each event, our clean up crew recovers 100% of the lanterns along with all pre-existing litter in the area, leaving the desert truly better than we found it.
Dan Hill, a co-founder of the event, said in a statement: “Rise supports tolerance and unity, and echoes our hopes, dreams, goals, and aspirations. [The festival] has so much in common with Dubai’s vision that we couldn’t have imagined a better place on Earth to host our first international festival.”
Visit risefestival.com/dubai to find out when ticket sales will open.