A recent survey conducted by Event Industries Finland has led to major concerns relating to the permanent closure of the country’s live events sector. Financial support provision has moved up the scale of significant requirements, with up to 2,300 companies in Finland’s live sector being expected to be out of business within a six-month timeframe. Moreover, almost 300 events have been found
In the UK at least, the end of the Covid-19 pandemic is tantalisingly close. Vaccine roll-out is pretty much world-beating, with most estimates now strongly suggesting a return to normality by summer. In the meantime, a new "health passport" system is being trailed by You Check, that could lead to venues re-opening safely even before the final group of the
Primavera Sound festival organized a successful trial event without social distancing in Barcelona, to prove the effectiveness of rapid tests for a safe return to events with an audience. PRIMACOV is the name of a clinical study designed to show the efficacy of Covid-19 rapid testing organized by Primavera Sound in association with Hospital Germans Trias (Barcelona) and the Fight AIDS
With government approval, the Netherlands will organize a concert, a dance event and two open-air festivals in January 2021, to determine the possibility to return to live events during the pandemic, and next year. Over the past months Fieldlab Events, a government-backed initiative representing the events sector during the pandemic, has been working to avoid billions in losses due to inactivity.
Barcelona will be the first city to put together an event with rapid COVID-19 test-on-entry. Lluís Torrents, the president of the Association of Concert Halls of Catalonia, confirmed that the event will hold a capacity of 1,000 people and will take place later in October at the Apolo. The logistics, as reported by Europa Press, will be that attendees will be given rapid
CEO of ALDA Allan Hardenberg is one of the most principal figures in the events industry. Having been fully entrenched in the industry since the 90s, the Dutch pioneer has established a far-reaching legacy, curating events that have captured the imaginations of thousands upon thousands of electronic music fans all over the globe. Alongside his co-founder David Lewis, Allan Hardenberg
The thrill of attending a live event or engaging with a live show virtually is enormous and can bring an unparalleled sense of immersion. The sense of connection with the entertainment on offer and the shared sense of enjoyment with others can all heighten the experience. Here we look at the most exciting elements of experiencing live events. Community Live events can