TASS, June 11. the organizers of the festival “Invasion” announced the postponement of the event in July 2021 and guests are asked to keep the tickets. This is stated in a statement posted on the festival website.

“the decision on the transfer of the festival” in July 2021. Please save your ticket, we will meet again at our festival field next year, the statement says. The decision is due to the fact that to provide absolute epidemiological safety of spectators of the festival to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection “in the context of such large-scale and mass events in real time is not possible.”

the head of the region Igor Rudenya in a live TV channel “Russia-24 — Tver” reported that the festival this year will be held on the basis of continuing danger. “With all due respect to the organizers of the “invasion” and the popularity of this festival, but based on the requirements of the CPS, and still continuing danger that this year “Invasion” will not be held on the territory of the Tver region,” — said Rodina.

Earlier, the organizers of “Invasion” announced that they plan to spend the rock festival 24-26 July. Festival producer Alan Marshall has stressed that the organizers are in touch with the CPS and the Ministry of culture of the Tver region, ready to provide spectators with protective masks and sanitizers, to adjust the bandwidth that will be able to avoid the crowds. According to him, respect for social distance it is difficult to guarantee, in this case Marshall ruled out the format of the festival at which the audience watching the show while in their cars.

the Festival “Invasion” is held since 1999. Twentieth review in 2019 was visited by about 200 thousand people. It was planned that in 2020 will be about 70 groups, the list of artists was formed in the winter. Poster of “Invasion” was already stated Vyacheslav Butusov, Alexander F. Sklyar, Sergey Bobunets, the group “time Machine” “Alisa” “the spleen”, Lumen, “Accident”, “Crematorium”, “Pilot”, “Tarakany!”, “Slot” and others.