FAQ / What is the purpose of The Lantern Fest?

The purpose of the lanterns is to have a great time with friends and be part of something larger than yourself. But if you really want to get in touch with your inner self and some culture, historically the lanterns were used to: · Symbolize letting go of your past self and becoming new · Symbolize good fortune · Look cool on Instagram · Help to celebrate and cultivate positive relationships between people, family, nature and higher beings · Request favorable weather and good health from the gods · Brag about your weekend on Facebook· Commemorate military victories