Our Purpose - RISE Festival

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there.”
RUMI

We work to make the world a better place through the transformative power of art. We believe art can lift us and remind us of the beauty of our shared humanity. That’s what the RISE Sky Lantern Ceremony is about.

We bring people together for a collective art project, and create a space where everyone can experience a moment of serenity, unity, and grace.

This celestial show is the centerpiece of RISE, but it’s only one part of the experience. Taken as a whole, RISE delivers healing, harmony, and hope to our guests and the broader community.

This is our wish, our prayer, and why we do what we do.

Supporting Artists

RISE is a non-profit charitable event dedicated to supporting and honoring artists. We are committed to advancing the arts through art education and appreciation.

We provide visibility and financial support to emerging artists of all kinds across the globe. We identify great artists and provide a space for showcasing and celebrating their work in music, poetry, sculpture, and light.

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RISE is more than a festival of Art, Music, and Light.

We’re a community of kindred spirits bringing light into this world.

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