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Occurred : 7/16/2000 03:00 (Entered as : 07/16/00 03:00)
Reported: 2/2/2001 23:56
Posted: 2/5/2003
Location: Dunville (Canada), ON
Shape: Light
Duration:all night
3 unusual lights in sky over music festival

During the Weekend of july 14,15,16th 2000,I was attending the Sixth Annual World Electronic Music Festival at the Dunville airport just outside of Dunville, Ontario, Canada. Attendance of 9000 people. There are two incidents of interest witnessed by meself and some others. On friday the 14th of July 2000, at aproximately 23:00 I was standing aproximately 500 meters away from the main airplane hangar that contained a major portion of the production. The evening was overcastbut earlier there was some light rain and some summer lightning,but no stars were visible and cloud cover was at 100-150 meters above ground level. At this time I witness a red flash of lightning come out of the clouds and strike the main hanger containing the majority of people but what struck me as odd was there was no sonic resonance to the lightning, for those who don't know what that is there was no thunder present even though I was standing only 500 meters away. I shook my head not believing what i had seen and went about the evening as if nothing had happened. Later in the morning i was talking with my friend and I happened to remember the flash and I thought I would tell him what I saw. To my astonishment after relaying the story he told me he was relieving himself on the other side of the hanger at aproximatelly 100 meters away at the same time as my observation when he said he saw red lightning hit the main hanger. I did not know what to think at the time. Later that weekend on the early morning of the 16th of july 2000 at aproximately 03:00. The sky was clear and stars were visible. I was standing outside the back of the main hanger in the sound workers camping area talking with the urinator and another friend when all of a sudden another man i had met earlier in the weekend comes running up to us and says "Can you help me with a problem?". To my observation it looked like he had seen a ghost or something. So I said "What's the matter?". He replies "Why the F**K are the stars moving?", at this point he pointed to one of th! e bright est stars direcly over head. I asked him what kind of drugs he was on and he replied in a tone that can only be described as the most truthful in the world that I have ever experienced, that he was totally sober. Then he said look and pointed again at the star. So my friends and I look up. To my complete shock and bewilderment an object which looked like a star at first on closer observation was moving around rapidly within a small vector of space, not alot but enought that you could see tracers where the object was moving from and going to, like a fly around an invisible light. It looked unbeleiveable. I immediatly expressed my disbelief at what I saw. My pale faced friend then pointed out a second bright star not to far from the first light and this light was a bit different than the fist. This one had blue and red lights on the bottom of the bright light and they were pulsing on and off slowly. My friend then pointed out the third and final anomlous light and this one seemed to have a spot light that was scaning the horizontal airspace around it as it was in the air. As well there seemed to be a haze around and behind the lights kind of like a really really faint aroura borealis around each one. I dont know how long they were there for before 03:00 but i observed them for 1 half of an hour, before i went and did something else. Later in the morning just before the sun was coming up I looked for the anomilous stars or lights and they had moved on or i could not see them because it was getting brighter.