Scheduled for July, Tomorrowland would like to be delayed by six weeks in order to being organized at the end of August and the beginning of September.
According to information from Gazet Van Antwerpen which was confirmed by Belga, Tomorrowland may be looking at a postponement until August for its 2021 edition.
So far, they are concrete plans to host the festival at the normal dates, which usually takes place July 16th to 18th & July 23th to 25th, but a postponing of the festival will able to plan against the virus further, and to give more time for things to go back to normal.
” We are in talks with the various authorities involved in the organization of the festival, but also with Minister Vandenbroucke and Flemish Minister Zuhal Demir, the corona commissioner and so on. We also asked our suppliers, hotels and other partners the question. We also asked the question of our suppliers, hotels & other partners. So we’re still trying to find out if it’s manageable.
The current dates are not yet final “.
– Debby Wilmsen, Tomorrowland spokerson
The Flemish government had recently promised more clarification for summer festivals for the middle of March as well as a massive support plan of 60M€ while in 2019, it was estimated that Tomorrowland festival represented 202M€ euros in economic benefits for Belgium.