FOURVIERE NIGHTS. Les Nuits de Fourvière celebrated their 75th birthday from June 1 to July 30, 2021 in the Ancient Theater of Lyon.
Nuits de Fourvière reduced, but maintained. From June 1 to July 30, 2021, the Ancient Theater of Lyon was able to vibrate to the sound of the 62 scheduled performances, in front of some 76,000 spectators. A lower figure than in previous years, due to health constraints linked to the pandemic of Covid-19, the Nuits de Fourvière normally welcome 130,000 festival-goers on average.
“Freshly printed, the program saw its show schedules modified on the eve of the opening of the ticket office in order to take into account the various curfews planned in the deconfinement calendar of April 29. The performance gauges followed the different acts of deconfinement. festival opened with gauges limited to 35%, then from June 9 to 65% “, underline the organizers of the Lyon event in a press release.
Like all large-scale events, the Nuits de Fourvière had to comply with a number of health restrictions, in particular the compulsory health pass and the wearing of the recommended mask. Not enough to disturb the spectators, who now have an appointment in 2022 for a new edition of the Nuits de Fourvière.
The Nuits de Fourvière celebrated their 75th birthday in 2021. For this doubly special edition, the organizers unveiled the programming of the Lyon festival on Monday 03 May. Among them, several artists to have been programmed in 2020, before the cancellation of the event for health reasons. Were showing in 2021: Benjamin Biolay, Woodkid, Alain Souchon, Catherine Ringer, Jane Birkin, Louis Chedid, Philippe Katerine, Stéphane Eicher, Asaf Avidan, Selah Sue, Pomme, Suzane or even Mogwai.
With the various government announcements concerning the health restrictions linked to Covid-19, the Nuits de Fourvière finally celebrated its 75th anniversary in an adapted 2021 edition, from June 1st to July 30. At the end of these two months of festivities, music and dance, the organizers have made an appointment with spectators in 2022, without giving more information for the moment on the dates of the next Nuits de Fourvière.
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