A blank year for the Mirande Country Festival
The 2021 Country Festival will not take place."A decision that was difficult to take", indicates Ghislain Grimal, president of the Country de Mirande."The concern is that we cannot move forward with the confinements… We cannot we don't know where we're going, we can't plan, if it's to cancel it in June, we might as well cancel it right away.We have feedback from the artists and everyone, this cancellation doesn't If we had been sure to do it, even with 5,000 people, we would have done it, but if we have to make it smaller, just the safety file, it's a big budget, we don't take The year 2021 will therefore be a blank year for the country festival, it is very hard.We will not do a festival, but an animation, so that there is something in Mirande.July is the country festival, but this year we don't want it to be called festival, it will be an animation in the square, with concerts and dance and it will be light.This animation will start on Friday evening, Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday July 14.With the Covid, we have the vaccine coming, in July, it is sunny, our animation should hold the Last year, we had a dance day with Line Dance Academy in August, I was at the microphone to regularly remind people of the distances to be respected, people understood very well and respected the instructions, that s' As we will be in the Place de Mirande, we will not overshadow the traders, we will not ask them anything, they have already been closed for 6 months ...so there will be no of refreshments and others.And if we can bring them a few people, that will be the goal."The decision being quite recent, the program has not yet been established." We want to make a good animation that pleases the public and which gives a little joy in these gloomy times.A dance floor will be set up around the kiosk, there ra stands, with shirts, hats, boots, etc., only western articles, no catering.The municipality follows us and I thank them for it, we are in a very very good atmosphere, Our goal is to bring joy and pleasure to the population, ”he concludes.
Posted Date: 2021-02-02