The popular Neversea music festival held at the Romanian Black Sea coast has been postponed for a second year due to pandemic concerns.
The festival which is held on a beach in the port city of Constanţa, was due to take place from July 8 to July 11.
It was canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but organizers had planned a scaled-down version next weekend.
The plans were to allow fewer people to the popular event in line with current rules for large public gatherings.
However, organizers announced the festival would be rescheduled after looking at various options.
“After a careful review…. we decided not to make anyone compromise on their experience – neither the public, the crew, nor the artists “ a statement released on July 2 said.
“Summer is our only true option and our only option is to postpone Neversea for the summer of 2022,” the announcement read. on the event’s Facebook page reads.
People who have already bought tickets will be notified by email about their options.
Another major music festival, Electric Castle, has also been rescheduled for July 2022. It takes place in the Banffy Castle in the Transylvanian city of Cluj.
Organizers said there will be a special ten-day edition from August 6-August 15 adapted to the pandemic context.
There will be a series of events across 30 venues it said on its website.
In pre-pandemic years, the summer music festivals netted tens of millions of euros in revenue.