France eases restrictions on nightclubs and indoor concerts – News – .

France eases restrictions on nightclubs and indoor concerts – News – .

Nightclubs and indoor concerts can now open at full capacity in France, following a successful campaign by Prodiss – the French association for live music.

Previously, nightclubs and indoor concerts had a 75% capacity limit, as well as a limit on the number of people who could stand.

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Despite the relaxation of these limitations, face masks are still recommended for indoor concerts, and proof of vaccination or a negative test is still required for spectators to enter shows and festivals at this time.

Ambition Live Again, a test concert organized by Prodiss in collaboration with the AP-HP hospital in Paris, took place last May.

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According to their website, it was a “test event” which assessed the “risks of transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, responsible for COVID-19, during a large-scale concert in a standing configuration, no distanced, in a closed place ”.

“The aim of this study is to evaluate a specific health protocol for resuming concerts and festivals in a standing configuration, without being able to respect physical distancing”.

The concert took place at the Accor Arena which has a capacity of around 20,000 people.

Following the success of this pilot event, restrictions are now relaxed.

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This is happening as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across Europe. Just last week, the Netherlands entered a three-week lockdown, forcing many performances to be rescheduled.

To learn more about the results of the test event, read more here.

[Via: We Rave You]

Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag’s digital intern, follow her on Twitter


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