LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Glastonbury music competition has fallen sufferer to the coronavirus pandemic for the second 12 months in a row.
Organizers Michael Eavis and Emily Eavis mentioned Thursday that “Regardless of our efforts to maneuver heaven & earth, it has change into clear that we merely will be unable to make the Pageant occur this 12 months.”
“We’re so sorry to allow you to all down,” they mentioned in an announcement.
They mentioned everybody who had put down a deposit on tickets for the 2020 competition, which additionally was canceled, would have the ability to attend in 2022.
The competition has been held nearly yearly since 1970, drawing as much as 150,000 individuals to the Eavis’ Worthy Farm in southwest England.
Final 12 months’s fiftieth anniversary occasion, which had been resulting from characteristic Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, the Pet Store Boys and Paul McCartney, was canceled in March because the virus started to comb the U.Okay.
Father and daughter Michael and Emily Eavis thanked followers “in your unbelievable continued assist and let’s look ahead to higher occasions forward.”
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