Compromise in Düsseldorf, Germany: decision on large concert only four days in advance

Whether the controversial large-scale concert in Düsseldorf is allowed to take place, decides only on the 31. August – four days before the actual date. On this

Compromise in Düsseldorf, Germany: decision on large concert only four days in advance

Whether the controversial large-scale concert in Düsseldorf is allowed to take place, decides only on the 31. August – four days before the actual date. On this compromise, the city of Düsseldorf and the state government agreed, as the German press Agency learned on Thursday. Crucial then the current Corona to be infection to happen.

The specific parameters were not initially known. Thus, the probability remained open initially, with the help of the concert with Bryan Adams, Sarah Connor and other artists takes place or fails.

the Grand concert is Scheduled with up to 13,000 spectators at the 4. September in the football stadium Merkur gaming Arena. The North Rhine-Westphalian state government had officially know until last Friday, of the already of the city sanctioned plans, as the organizers made the concert a press release to the public. Health Minister Karl-Josef Laumann (CDU), had immediately filed legal doubt.

"Deserved a Chance to restart"

in Addition, the government was out of tune, seriously. "That a local health Department approved in this situation, an event of this magnitude single-handedly, has confused me, as Minister of health in a sustainable way", explained Laumann. Düsseldorf's mayor, Thomas Geisel (SPD) pointed out that the hygiene concept of the corona protection according to regulation of the country. Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU), had been accused of hostage indirectly attempts at Profiling. A few days after the scheduled concert on the 13. September in the NRW local elections, also in Düsseldorf the Lord mayor-choice is then.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 10:19

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