The mayor of the City of Brussels, Philippe Close (PS), on Monday evening advised unvaccinated people not to go to the Winter Wonders, the vast Christmas market organized in the center of the capital, due to the density of the city. crowd that should show up.
As indicated a few days ago, the alderman college of the City of Brussels decided to organize this mass event by providing, in the context of the resurgence of the pandemic, a certain number of provisions, explained in substance the alderman. in charge of major events Delphine Houba: an extended course; compulsory wearing of a bracelet to be obtained every day, at around ten points scattered on the course, on presentation of the CST, for all visitors aged 16 and over, to consume, make purchases and enjoy the attractions; mask compulsory on the entire route for people aged 10 and over, information and directional markings available in many places; organization of queues; quota of the number of people present on the rink; provision of hydroalcoholic gel; etc.
“If you are not vaccinated, we do not recommend that you come to the Winter Wonders, because there will be crowds”, engaged the mayor Philippe Close.
He added that traders could be excluded if it is found that they do not check the presence of the required bracelet. “The Winter Wonders are a collective work”, he added about this event that the alderman college considers important for traders, the center and the image of the City.