HePrimavera Sound festival, which was initially to be held in Barcelona from June 3 to 7, is postponed for almost three months and is now betting on the dates of theAugust 26-30bycoronavirus pandemic.
“In the face of this changing scenario and in the face of the restrictions imposed by the authorities on the holding of public shows and the free movement of people – making it difficult and impossible on many occasions for the announced artists to participate – and in permanent coordination with the Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona City Council and Sant Adrià de Besòs, we are forced to postpone the next edition of Primavera Sound Barcelonadue to force majeureknown to everyone, “notes the statement sent to Europa Press.
For the festival, the “absolute priority has always beenensure public safety, artists and all the people involved in the festival “, for which” given the exceptional nature of the situation in which we find ourselves, Primavera Sound Barcelona 2020 will be held from August 26 to 30 “.
And the organization adds: “We feel obliged and responsible to contribute as far as we can to thesurvival of the live music scene, whose role will be key in the return to normality after this absolutely unprecedented situation and never before faced by the cultural sector and all its agents: artists and their teams, agencies, promoters, venues, festivals, editors, technical teams and production, bar staff, cleaning and security, and in general the thousands of people involved in the sector. “
The Primavera Sound thanks workers and sponsors and underlines that they will use their “best efforts to make this change imposed as a result of the current global health crisisalter the festival schedule as little as possible. “
Tickets already purchased for Primavera Sound Barcelona 2020 will continue to be valid for the new dates. After the cessation of the declaration of the state of alarm “decreed by the Government of Spain as well as its possible extensions,” this information will be expanded and ticket sales will be reactivated.
On the other hand, more details aboutUS Primavera Sound Porto 2020. “We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding in this exceptional situation,” concludes the statement, adding: “Let’s all face this together. Let’s get through this all together. And we are going to celebrate our 20th anniversary all together. We wait for you at the Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona at the end of August. Spring in summer, for once in life. “