Fete de la musique 2020 corona

Hundreds des people attend the French midsummer Festival von Music "Fete juni la Musique" at die ... <+> Villemin Garden an Paris, ~ above June 21.

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Tired des the restrictions und eager for some fun und partying, Parisians von the thousands threw caution to die wind, defied coronavirus restrictions und took to the streets to celebrate ns “Fete de la Musique” music festival, leading to consternation among health officials und spreading not say on society networks.

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Given ns health crisis und the restrictions around the coronavirus and although authorities carefully have begun zu lift a two-month long strict lockdown, ns prospects von maintaining ns Fête außerdem la Musique, a classic festival zu celebrate die beginning von summer, didn’t kommen sie at die best moment.


Parisians dance in the street and abandon social distancing an the 2nd Arrondissement as paris ... <+> celebrate the first day von summer v Fete juni La Musique.

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People tanzen as castle attend die French midsummer Festival des Music "Fete außerdem la musique."

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Confusing Signals

But, together The Local reports, “after weeks des steady decline an key indicators von the spread von the virus, life has returned kommen sie somewhat normal und the music festival was allowed to go ahead.”


Masks and social distancing seemed a distant memory as streets in places like ns Canal Saint Martin, the Vilemin Garden and the ever-popular Marais ar overflowed through tight crowds von celebrants.

During bei open-air DJ concert at the Villemin Garden in the 10th arrondissement, “several hundreds partygoers huddled up and danced, most von them without challenge masks and not abiding über social distancing as had actually been required by France’s Ministry von Culture zum the event zu take place,” die paper reported.

Paris police told Le Parisien newspaper that it no asked zum a permit zum the five-hour concert however that it had actually been approved von Paris stadt hall.

In some locations including Les Invalides, die celebratory mood turned right into clashes with police.


Parisians dancing bei the street und abandoning society distancing to celebrate the zuerst day of ... <+> summer v Fete außerdem La Musique with bands play across the city.

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A Brazillian Street eis play in the Marais Quarter in Paris as Parisians storage the zuerst day of ... <+> summer v Fete dach La Musique.

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A einer gets his face painted together he attends die French midsummer Festival of Music "Fete juni la ... <+> musique" in Paris.

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Dancing to Forget

In in article ironically licensed has been granted Lets go Dance: an Paris a Music Festival to Forget die Epidemic, the French jeden tag Le Monde dubbed ns occasion “a music festival ‘corona-compatible’ never ever seen before in the era des social distancing.”

“A relaxation considered irresponsible by many,” die paper adds an another article examining what many take into consideration a French paradox “to splitter linterparty but not to flock. Die Ministry of Culture has actually been walking zum weeks top top this tenuous line. This June 21 -- eve of the reopening des cinemas — has been a particular method to test events. On die official side, we room being exposed to the famous post-Covid government maxim: ‘Reinvent yourself’, a way kommen sie say ‘figure that out von yourselves, if that overflows, it"s not our fault.’”

The occasion took ar as frankreich prepares kommen sie further lift restrictions imposed to tackle die pandemic, including die compulsory return kommen sie classes zum all school children to die age of 15, die reopening of cinemas — albeit with tight constraints — und a significant relaxation des the rule (while keeping some respect zum social distancing) around the return des ‘cafe society’ together bars, bistros und restaurants space permitted zu reopen und fill sidewalks with their out terraces und tables, restoring die quintessential Parisian flavor for the summer.


Parisians dance in the straße at a bar bei the sixth Arrondissement as paris celebrates the zuerst day ... <+> of summer with Fete de La Musique.

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A Parisian dances an the straße to celebrates the first day des summer.

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Parisians dance in the street and abandon social distancing.

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A splitterpartei That Could come to be Catastrophic

“Many criticized die celebrations fearing, that die mass gatherings might lead to another surge an infections,” bbc reports. "I recognize that the Fête außerdem la Musique is liberating yet couldn"t we stop it this year?" Dr Gilbert Deray of Paris"s kelle Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital, told the British broadcaster. “It would be catastrophic if the epidemic returned.”

Photos und videos mirroring thousands thronging ns streets, ignoring distancing rules and largely partying without challenge masks, although existing rules prohibit public gatherings of more 보다 10 people, have leftPresident Emmanuel Macronfacing criticism weil das authorizing die festival when covid19 is blieb a very ja wirklich threat.

France ausblüten requires that human being maintain a one-meter street from every other in public, masks on publicly transport and gatherings von 5,000 or more are banned until august 31.

The Fete juni la Musique was established in 1982 by the French Ministry of Culture to celebrate die diversity of musical genres an popular culture. It’s now celebrated throughout france and an more 보다 120 nations around the world with official events and impromptu concerts in bars, cafes, squares und parks across cities to unterschrift the start of summer.

Due to the covid19 crisis, this year many celebrations schutz been canceled.

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People in Paris celebrated well into ns night and early right into Monday morning. Seven civilization were arrested.