and will safeguard occasions arranged after this date that are that are cancelled because of COVID-19.( Photo Awakening / Facebook)
The festival industry in the Netherlands has begun to uncover its arrangements for the second 50% of 2021, following declarations by the public authority permitting celebrations to happen from July first.
A month ago, an undoing asset of at any rate €300 million was set up by the Dutch government which permits occasion coordinators to get ready for the second 50% of the year, giving inclusion to any misfortunes related with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dutch culture serve Ingrid van Engelshoven saying it isn't "sensible" to expect "masses can bear closing together on a field" before July 1.
She also said: is a speck not too far off for festival coordinators. They can depend on the assurance store in which at any rate €300m has been held. The occasion business has since quite a while ago grind to a halt because of Corona. Assurance is expected to get it in the groove again."
Dutch drum ‘n’ bass festival Liquicity wrote: Great news: the Dutch government has announced that they aim to allow festivals after July 1st! In case festivals still get canceled due to changing Covid circumstances, organizers are likely to be compensated for the costs.
In case Liquicity Festival is cancelled in July, we will move the
festival to a date later this summer 2021. If that’s still too early, we
will reschedule to 2022. You can choose to hold on to your ticket, or
request a refund in line with the warranty program as mentioned before.
Since July is still far away and the situation can of course change, we created a unique warranty program to help you secure your tickets 100% risk free! Read full announcement here.
Because of this new government declaration, festivals in The Netherlands begun selling out.
Moreover, DGTL Amsterdam has likewise announced that it will return at September 11 and 12 at the NDSM Docklands. Most of tickets sold out, you can also read at their official site that" If the event cannot take place in September 2021 due to Covid-19, we will provide you with a refund of the ticket price, excluding service fee, within 4 weeks after official cancellation of our event"
Awakenings Festival announced that it will be moved to September 11 & 12, 2021.
"Unfortunately, June 26 & 27 comes too soon, so we now aim for the second weekend of September. The COVID-19 pandemic is still not over, but things are starting to look a bit brighter.
Just like you, we can't wait to party together again. We have boldly taken the first step and are preparing for our first post-pandemic event for you, the DJs, the scene, and everybody else involved".
The Dutch government is working on all license applications and we have an option on two locations for September. There hasn't been any event license granted in the Netherlands so far.
As long as there is no assurance about the possibilities regarding COVID, the re-released tickets will not go on sale yet. We don't think it's fair to sell something new when there is too much uncertainty.
If you have no intention of visiting the 20th edition of Awakenings Festival anymore, it's, of course, possible to get a refund."