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Sport COVID-19. The standing festivals can take place this summer but with 4 m² per person

18:15  06 may  2021
18:15  06 may  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Un festival à Wuhan, berceau de l’épidémie de coronavirus le 1er mai 2021. © AFP a festival in Wuhan, cradle of the coronavirus epidemic on May 1,2021.

The Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot announced that the festivals standing May be held from July 1st but the public should be spaced and had 4m² per person.

The Festivals in Outdoor and Standing Configuration will be able to resume with a "gauge of 4 m2 per festival" from 1 July, the Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelin announced Thursday.

This measure worries professionals. "If we talk about a plot of 4,000 m2 for 1,000 people, it can be considered, there are spaces large enough not to stick to each other. But if we talk about a square of 4 m2 per person, it's unmanageable. Nobody wants to live such an experience ", immediately responded to AFP Aurélie Hannedouche, head of the Current Music Union (SMA).

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"Outdoor festivals in standing configuration can resume, according to a gauge of 4 m2 per festival and within a limit that will be defined by the prefect according to the local circumstances" , said Ms. Bachelot who was auditioned by the Commission. Cultural affairs in the National Assembly.

of the same "Standing shows and concerts will be allowed to resume according to a suitable protocol and a gauge ceiling fixed by the prefect with regard to local circumstances" , said the minister.

"If the prefect meets us ten days before a manifestation, it will be too late , objects Aurélie Hannedouche. We have 40-50 of our members who want to organize an event in July-August, if they do not have an answer by May 15, they will cancel, it's too blurred and too risky. "

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Already many cancellations

Ms. Bachelot said to work with the Minister of Bruno Economy the Mayor and Prime Minister Jean Castex "for the establishment of ticketing clearing funds".

large festivals of current music, such as Eurockées or Hellfest, have already canceled in front of the sanitary constraints.

The world of culture is preparing for a progressive reopening on May 19th. For the first period up to June 8 with a curfew at 9 pm, museums, monuments and art centers will be able to welcome the public according to a gauge of 8 m2 per visitor; The cinemas and show a public within the limit of 35% of their usual gauge ceiling and 800 spectators; And festivals in sitting configuration according to the same percentage of gauge, but with a limit to 1,000 festival-goers.

From June 9 to June 30, the curfew will be shifted at 11 pm and the restrictions relaxed (gauge of 4 m2 for museums and 65% for theaters and show).

From July 1st, gauge restrictions will be lifted for all the rooms and where the public is sitting.

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