In response Melbourne s St Kilda Film Festival turned annual event went ahead in a different, digital format attracting tens of thousands of viewers in mid June.This year the Festival featured films starring Brett Climo, Gary Foley, Diana Glenn, Victoria Haralabidou, Damon Herriman, Claudia Karvan, Sean Keenan, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Socratis Otto, Aaron Pedersen, and Gary Sweet plus Chinese Australian dancer Chengwu Guo, Red Symons, Larry Emdur, and live streamed chat with Hollywood director Phillip Noyce.
The man behind the concept, Riad Rampat said he had planned the event to come off on Saturday as some of some covid19 restrictions had been lifted on May 21.Rampat said he thought the idea of a movie night at the carpark of the family owned business, S amp;S Persad supermarket, could be a form of entertainment for the people in the area who have been starved for outdoor entertainment since the lockdown went into force at the end of March.
MUMBAI: Bollywood on Friday called off its Oscars night, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, because of the spreading Covid 19 coronavirus.Organisers of Indian cinema''s biggest awards ceremony said they had to postpone the three day event in Indore starting March 27 because of the "sensitivity" of the mounting health crisis.
Organisers of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) will decide on Wednesday whether to scrap the Barcelona event, sources tell Reuters news agency, after a handful of major telecom companies decided to give the conference a pass over coronavirus fears.Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Vodafone, British Telecom, Nokia and Orange have already announced that they will not be attending the annual event, despite assurance from Spanish officials that the necessary precautions have been taken to ensure the wellbeing of all attendees.
The four day science extravaganza at the India International Science Festival (IISF) in Kolkata concluded on November 8, 2019, bridging gaps between scientists and commoners and making science more interesting and understandable to students.According to Union Minister of Science and Technology, Health and Family Welfare and Earth Sciences, Harsh Vardhan, a prominent outcome of the festival was igniting the spirit of Jigyasa or questioning among students.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has joked that the Premier League fixture organisers must be Liverpool fans following yesterday apos;s confirmation of the Christmas schedule.
The so called "yellow vest" movement had tapered off over the summer, but its leaders hope to galvanise support for a fresh wave of rallies across the country as the government begins a reform of France's retirement system.Officials in the southern city of Montpellier said around 2,000 people gathered in the city centre organisers put their numbers at closer to 5,000.
The "yellow vest " movement began last November but had tapered off over the summer, but its leaders hope to galvanise support for a fresh wave of rallies across the country as the government begins a reform of France #39;s retirement system.Officials in the southern city of Montpellier said around 2,000 people gathered in the city centre mdash; organisers put their numbers at closer to 5,000.
"PM Narendra Modi's simplicity was seen today as he got the special arrangement for him removed and opted to sit on a chair along with others in Russia," Goyal captioned the video. The one minute video shows PM Modi entering a hall packed with dignitaries. He spends a few moments asking the organisers to remove the sofa and then sits on a chair along with others, for a photo op.PM's gesture was lauded on social media. "What a lovely gesture. There are no words. See the simplicity," a Twitter user said. "We have a humble and sober Prime Minister who is down to earth," said another.
The organisers of Southbeats Festival in Sevenoaks are "devastated " to have to cancel this year apos;s event.The drum and bass festival was set to be held on the St Clere Estate from September 21 to 22, and the line up included huge names like Dizzee Rascal, Mike Skinner, Example, Sub Focus, Wilkinson and Jaguar Skills.
He has opened up on Twitter about the "anxiety and sadness " he and his family have been feeling, as well as the practical difficulties such as obtaining British citizenship for his wife and his own attempts to gain French citizenship.Like many people with inter European love stories, the couple met through the Erasmus university exchange programme (according to the organisers, one in four Erasmus students meet a long term partner on the exchange) and decided to make their home in the UK.
Boardmasters music festival has been cancelled due to severe weather warnings the day before it was meant to kick off.Organisers have pulled the plug on the event, which was set to run in Cornwall from Wednesday to Sunday with headliners Florence And The Machine, Foals and Wu Tang Clan.
There s bad news for those who had tickets for this year s Boardmasters Festival as the event has been cancelled by organisers with just hours to go.The five day event which combines live music with surfing and other activities had been due to kick off at Fistral Beach, Newquay, on Wednesday, with over 200 acts including Wu Tang Clan and Foals due to take to the stage.
The Area 51 raid organisers could see upwards of two million people storm the restricted area in Lincoln County, Nevada, with another 1.4 million interested in attending. The public event organised on Facebook as a joke and dubbed Storm Area 51, They Can 't Stop All of Us, aims to break into the supposed hotbed of UFO activity and alien technology on US soil. The event 's description reads: ”We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction and coordinate our entry. If we naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets. Let's see them aliens. ”Conspiracy theorists and so called UFO truthers believe Area 51 is a top secret US military base handling alien technology and spacecraft.
;I saw about two or three kids watching when a guy s face was in a lady s bum - sorry but that s what I saw and I had to turn them away,; Events Company of St. Lucia Inc (ECSL) Chairperson, Agnes Francis told reporters this week at a news conference. "This is not what our carnival is about, " Francis lamented.
Crowds basked in the sunshine at the TRNSMT festival got under way with temperatures topping 20C, and organisers urged those attending to use suncream and stay hydrated.Pics have emerged from the party as Brits flocked to the event in a range of stunning outfits.
Each year, the championship draws thousands of visitors to the town of only about 4,000 inhabitants in central Finland. Saturday 's competition was the 24th year it has been held.Having gained followers across the world, preliminary competitions were held in countries such as the United States, Australia, Poland and Britain, organisers said on their website.
Festival goers who bought their passes via Eventbrite and Festiticket will be reimbursed in the coming days, with both companies saying they will reach out to the event;s organisers about the last minute cancellation.VestiVille was due to kick off on Friday, June 28 in Lommel, Limbourg, but the town 's mayor ordered the festival to shut down hours before it started citing safety concerns for both performers and attendants.
Dog fight organisers, farmers who neglect horses and sick thugs who abuse puppies or kittens will all be hit by the lengthy jail sentence.
Spanish director Pedro Almodovar will receive a Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival this year, the organisers said on Friday.They called the 69 year old filmmaker the "greatest and most influential Spanish director" since Luis Bunuel last century.