Large piles of plastic cups on the dance floors will be a thing of the past at festivals soon. Dutch State Secretary Vivianne Heijnen (Environment) wrote in…
‘Dutch events and festivals will be back very soon’
The Dutch government plans to introduce significant relaxations for events and festivals. An extra Council of Ministers was held this morning to do the legal preparatory work, so that the coming measures can be introduced more quickly.
According to RTL Nieuws, the cabinet will extend the hours of bars until 0:00 at night and, there finally seems to be some perspective for the events. In a few weeks, events would be allowed again with the 1G rule: a general test obligation. All visitors must then take a test before the festival.
‘Events and festivals possible again soon’
This morning’s extra council of ministers is not usual, but this was necessary to be able to legally prepare the relaxation. The final decision will be announced during the press conference from the Prime Minister next Tuesday, including all conditions.
Cover photo via REBiRTH Festival Facebook page