Elon Musk Says It's 'Hard To Describe How Incredible' Burning Man Festival Is, But He Tries

The Burning Man festival was partially extinguished due to heavy rainfall over the weekend, but that didn't stop festival fans from praising the weeklong music and arts celebration, including Tesla Inc TSLA CEO Elon Musk

What To Know: Severe weather conditions turned the desert into a swampland at Burning Man this year. Thousands of festivalgoers were trapped amid the hazardous conditions given its remote location in northern Nevada, but sentiment remained high.

Several attendees acknowledged the rainstorms on X (formerly Twitter), but expressed admiration for the event as a whole. Among those giving Burning Man high praise was Musk, who has attended the festival in the past

"Burning Man is unique in the world. Hard to describe how incredible it is for those who have never been. Best art on Earth," Musk said in an X post on Sunday. 

Although Musk didn't attend this year's festival, his brother Kimbal and Google co-founder Sergey Brin were spotted in attendance. Burning Man is known for having attracted several other prominent tech executives to the desert in past years. 

Exodus from the festival began Monday afternoon, per a banner on the festival website. Details of the event are often kept private, but the project aims to "produce positive spiritual change in the world."

"Our intention is to generate society that connects each individual to his or her creative powers, to participation in community, to the larger realm of civic life, and to the even greater world of nature that exists beyond society," the site states. 

Read Next: Burning Man Festival Attendees Can Finally Leave Following Torrential Rainfall

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