The Novel Coronavirus now also known as COVID 19 is wreaking havoc not only with everyone’s physical health, but it’s bringing us down mentally because of the self-isolation, financially because of all the economical loses countries will face because of lockdowns and quarantines, and now morally since all of our favorite events are being canceled to avoid crowds and subsequent spreading of the virus. Let’s talk about the events that got canceled because of the coronavirus.
First of all – South by Southwest, the annual media festival in Austin, Texas, that has events happening all over the city got canceled because of the outbreak. This happened after big sponsors like Facebook, Apple, Google and others pulled out due to the COVID 19 outbreak.
There are rumors of the Cannes film festival being canceled too, even though the organizers still hope to hold the event in May if the virus situation improves.
Coachella has exactly been canceled but the date of the festival got moved from April to October. So while those who have tickets still get to go, if they were planning to travel they’re going to have to change their bookings and flights for October now.