We were apparently 38.5 million people watching the French President to hear his announcement on Monday 13th April. Although a gradual exit is envisaged...from the 12th May, sadly it is clear
that gatherings of the type generated by our festival will not be permitted and will be unsafe for a long moment, and clearly until after the first 2 weeks of July. We are therefore, like the
Festival d’Avignon before us, forced to cancel the 2020 edition. We will be taking all the necessary actions, in particuliar with the musicians and the contracts that we have with
However do not loose all hope; we are exploring other dates, other sites and other concepts to allow us to share some great moments of music and conviviality as we have done for 9 years
now! We will in all case do our utmost within the confines of the law and with respect to the health and security of the public.
The next key date is the 12th May when further announcements are expected from the French government and when no doubt we will have more to say to you.
We are all very sad to have to send this letter to you and our thoughts are particularly with the musicians who after months of rehersals find themselves with no stages to play on, and with no vision
of their future.