In the wake of Ultra Music Festival cancelling it’s flagship Miami event, Tomorrowland have just issued a statement cancelling their Winter iteration that takes place in the French Alps. It looks like in the case of Tomorrowland Winter, the decision has been made by the French government – after they recently forcing the cancelation of indoor events.
The event was set to kick of next week (March 14 -21). With this unfortunate cancelation, we’ll look forward to it’s return in 2021.
In the beginning of February the build-up of Tomorrowland Winter 2020 in Alpe d’Huez started. Today, it is with a heavy heart that we have to inform you that the French Government has decided to cancel this year’s edition (March 14 -21). Since Saturday we were in close contact with the French Government about the impact of the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) and we finally received their official decision.
The French Government is taking drastic measures regarding the COVID-19 virus in France. Therefore they are enforcing the cancellation of large events, bringing together people from different nationalities on closed festival grounds and event locations.
Tomorrowland Winter joins Ultra Abu Dhabi and Ultra Miami in the list of cancelled festivals – which raises the question; which festival will be next? All we know is that Ultra Australia is going ahead this weekend in Sydney and Melbourne – tickets are on sale now.