8,000 Chinese Lanterns over Poland

Last Tues­day, the res­i­dents of Poz­nan, Poland set a world record when they released 8,000 Chi­nese lanterns into the sky to mark the short­est night of the year — or what’s oth­er­wise called Mid­sum­mer Night. The video above lets you see the lanterns in full flight. The image below offers a close-up view of a lantern before head­ing into the night sky…

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