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> Magic.
>> Unforgettable.
>>> A once in a lifetime experience.
>>>> Like scuba diving beneath a school of fiery lanterns.


Think of Yi Ping as a cleansing of the soul. It’s a release of all your negative emotions, anger, worries, troubles, grudges, bad feelings, and misbehavior.

First, write your hopes, dreams, wishes, or a personal messages on a rice paper lantern. Then, join thousands of people in releasing these fiery lanterns into the night sky. The resulting sea of flickering light is simultaneously powerful, beautiful, wondrous, and magical.

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