- Cannes Film Festival Postponed because of Coronavirus - April 11, 2020
The Cannes Film Festival delayed due to international coronavirus pandemic. The festival organizers announced this news on Thursday. According to some artists it was expected. Coronavirus has stopped everything in the world. Now Cannes Film Festival has become victim of it. According to authorities the delay was important for the safety of people.
This festival was all set to happen on May 12, but event organizers changed the date. Now it is expected to happen on June.
According to official announcement “At this time of global health crisis, our thoughts go to the victims of the Covid-19 and we express our solidarity with all of those who are fighting the disease.”
“As soon as the development of the French and international health situation will allow us to assess the real possibility, we will make our decision known, in accordance with our ongoing consultation with the French Government and Cannes’ City Hall, as well as with the Festival’s Board Members, film industry professionals and all the partners of the event.”