The biggest summer music festival in Slovakia, Pohoda, will not take place this summer. Its organisers have decided to cancel after a long consideration and recommendations made by experts over the coronavirus pandemic. "It is a very strange feeling to take this step, but it is an inevitable decision under current circumstances," Pohoda Festival founder Michal Kaščák told the public-service Rádio_FM station on April 15. Organisers say they are not cancelling the 24th edition, but postponing it to 2021. Next year's Pohoda will take place from July 8 to 10 in Trenčín, with a pre-sale of tickets having already been launched. The festival is, hence, set to start off a day earlier compared to the initially planned 2020 edition. "Even after the Spanish flu, there was literally an explosion of art, dance houses were created and people enjoyed coming together," Kaščák said. Pohoda 2021 Date: July 8-10, 2021 Venue: Trenčín airport Website: pohodafestival.sk Hashtag: #KeepPohodaAndCarryOn All Pohoda tickets bought for 2020 will remain valid, organisers confirmed, but festival goers may still apply for a refund by October 15, 2020 . If they decide to receive their money back, they can either ask for a full refund or support Pohoda by… Read full this story
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