The American Burning Man festival canceled due COVID-19

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the Organizers of the American festival of music and art Burning Man (“Burning man”) announced the cancellation of the event in 2020. As reasons were mentioned the pandemic coronavirus, according to RIA Novosti.

“After many promises, discussions and careful consideration we made the difficult decision not to build Black Rock City in 2020. Given the harsh reality COVID-19… we believe that this is the right decision,” said organizers.

the Money for the purchased tickets, the participants will return. The authors of the festival asked the guests to donate the cost of a ticket or part of it, support in times of crisis.

Burning Man is an art project which will take place annually on the first Monday of August. Participants build installations in the desert of black Rock. The makeshift city is here for a month and then disassembled. The culmination of the festival – the burning of effigies.

According to the American Johns Hopkins University, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States reached half a million people. Before it became known that in new York, created a mass grave for victims COVID-19.

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