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2020 edition canceled due to coronavirus



The 2020 edition of Nuits de Fourvière, which was to take place from June 2 to July 31, will not take place in this context of health crisis linked to the coronavirus, announce the organizers.

[Mis à jour le 14 avril 2020 à 15h39] Woodkid, Thom Yorke, Alain Souchon … The 2020 edition of Nuits de Fourvière, which promised to be promising, will not take place. This is what the organizers of the Lyon event announce the day after Emmanuel Macron’s speech. The head of state announced that the festivals were canceled (at least) until mid-July. The Nuits de Fourvière were to take place from June 2 to July 31, 2020 in Lyon. “Following the arrangements announced by the President of the Republic on April 13, the Nuits de Fourvière festival is canceled.
This edition was to be presented from June 2 to July 31. The conditions of this cancellation will be specified in the coming days, “it was announced in a tweet posted this Tuesday, April 14 at midday.

Before the Nuits de Fourvière and in this new context of health crisis, many summer music events also announced their cancellation, in particular the Printemps de Bourges, the Lollapalooza, Solidays on Hellfest or, Tuesday, April 14, the Eurockéennes de Belfort or the Francofolies de La Rochelle.

This year again, the program for the Nuits de Fourvière must have been rich. Liam Gallagher, Thom Yorke, Vincent Delerm and Yael Naim, Louis Chedid, Philippe Katerine and Oxmo Puccino, Francis Cabrel, Agnes Obel, Dionysos, Stephan Eicher, Gojira, Catherine Ringer, Alain Souchon … Many artists were present for this 2020 edition! All the detailed programming, day by day, is always available on the Nuits de Fourvière website, by here.

This year, for its 2020 edition, the Fourvière Nights were to be held in Lyon from Tuesday June 2 to Friday July 31, 2020. Nearly two months of celebration and music, which were to welcome, as every summer, more than 130,000 spectators . “Theater, music, dance, opera, circus … The Nuits de Fourvière are devoted to the performing arts and have endeavored, since 1946, to bring disciplines together. Each summer, in June and July, the festival presents 130 performances for more than 130,000 spectators. If multidisciplinarity is a criterion, it is by no means an absolute rule. The festival guarantees its openness and modernity by taking care not to standardize or to thematize. a singular artistic project with the only compass the artistic quality of the projects and their registration on the international scene “, one can read in the press release of the event. Unfortunately, in the current context, such an event cannot be sustained.

The ticket office for the 2020 edition of Les Nuits de Fourvière opened on Friday March 13 at 2 p.m. After the cancellation of the Lyon event, the reimbursement terms should be communicated soon by the festival organizers.

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