PARIS: The 2021 version of the Cannes Movie Pageant shall be postponed till July due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers stated on Wednesday.
Final yr’s occasion was cancelled and changed by a low-key occasion in October showcasing brief movies however with out the A-list film stars, administrators and producers.
The competition will happen from July 6-17, the organisers stated in a press release, two months later than deliberate.
Hollywood superstars usually flock to the Mediterranean city’s “Croisette” promenade for the two-week extravaganza, the world’s greatest cinema showcase and a serious marketplace for the trade.
The palm-fringed city has been a subdued model of its usually glamorous self because the coronavirus outbreak. A lot of its swankiest inns are closed, as are its eating places and bars. – Reuters