Söder ensures Trouble: you can dance at home with your partner

in Bavaria, the Prime Minister, Markus Söder (CSU) paints the prospects, specifically for Clubs in dark colors. On the question of when it is allowed to re-danc

Söder ensures Trouble: you can dance at home with your partner

in Bavaria, the Prime Minister, Markus Söder (CSU) paints the prospects, specifically for Clubs in dark colors. On the question of when it is allowed to re-dance there, he said on Tuesday: "it will take time. Because the contagion is in danger of simply the highest“. With a view to curbing the pandemic, since only a few are reflected speak. But then the next sentence came: "But you can dance at home with your partner," said Söder. The thrust of the Club operators, DJs and other from the industry, then evil, as first of all, the Online music magazine "Fazemag" reported.

Benjamin Fischer

editor in the economy.

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there are Now at least occasional concerts, either with a substantially reduced number of spectators, and in compliance with the distance, such as hygiene rules, or in the drive-in cinema. The American Rock Band The Flaming Lips played in mid-June even on a Show, to put the Band members and the audience in transparent rubber balls. However, economically viable, these variants were not in any way, says Jens Michow, managing President of the German Federal Association of concert and Event management (BDKV).

"The Statement of Mr. Söder fits in with the obvious – if not always quite so clearly expressed attitude that we see in many politicians, events industry: Even if the statement may have "only" to dance clubs, it makes clear how much of the whole area of entertainment is currently back down" so Michow to the F. A. Z.

"There are for operators so far, no restart"

The industry have "full Verständnisfür says every necessary measure of the infection protection", but:"It is for the organizer, so far no reboot", Michow, even though the events were nowadays, the main engine of the culture industry. The BDKV, according to industry and associated trades, more than 150,000 people are alone in the music dependent on it. Not least of all, concerts for musicians represent one of the most important sources of income and in addition to the performing artists earn about songwriters and music publishers of appearances.

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Michow thinks it is "not understandable", that buses, trains and beaches are full, or Large-scale demonstrations are likely to take place with the industry but none of them speak, how and when it is "at least equal infection permanent development of nationwide events without the distance of the commandments may be". The from state to state varying regulations had criticized the BDKV before, again and again, because of these values, the implementation of tours considerably more difficult or impossible.

In the context of the economic stimulus package the Federal government provided a billion euros for the culture of the area. This was taken from the various music industry organisations and collecting societies GEMA and GVL, in principle, positive. However, you claimed that individual parts of the industry would not be called and thus the "complex value-added chains and dependencies within the industry are not considered. According to gloomy forecasts from the industry. So the chief of the German event giant DEAG, Peter Schwenkow said recently, in the F. A. Z., he anticipated, with thousands of insolvencies in the autumn, just under Club operators.

Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 10:21

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