Important Events that got postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak

Covid-19 has impacted the Art world and has made them with no option than postponing or cancelling the events

Covid-19 has brought the life standstill and has almost impacted every sphere of life. Since its outbreak, it has claimed 34,019 lives and affected 724,748  people.

It has  hit the business or the health sector globally. In fact, but there also is not a single sphere that it has left untouched. Globally many events and programs have been cancelled or postponed.

Here is the list of events which were postponed due to coronavirus outbreak


24 March: Release of Saint Maud (1 May) postponed.

18 March: Release of The Uncertain Kingdom (3 April) postponed.

18 March: Release of Minions: The Rise of Gru (3 July) postponed indefinitely.

18 March: Brussels International Fantastic film festival (7-19 April) cancelled, the programme moved online.

18 March: Release of Les Misérables (24 April) postponed.

18 March: One-night cinema screening of David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet (16 April) postponed until later this year, along with Netflix launch.

18 March: Release of County Lines (17 April) postponed.

18 March: Release of Radioactive (20 March) postponed.

18 March: The Edinburgh international film festival (17-28 June) won’t now go ahead. and will be celebrated later part of the year.

18 March: Release of Koko-Di Koko-Da, which was supposed to be on  27 March and has been postponed until further notice.

17 March: Release of The Great Buster – A Celebration (20 March) postponed.

17 March: Release of Black Widow (1 May) postponed.

17 March: Rocks was supposed to be Release on 10 April and has been postponed, a new date to be announced later.

17 March: Release of The Australian Dream which was to be on 27 March is being  delayed until later in the year

17 March: Release of The Painted Bird (27 March) delayed until later this year.

17 March: Cinema chains, all over the world close their doors until further notice.

16 March: BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ film festival, which was likely to be held from 18-29 March, is cancelled.

14 March: Ceremony for the Golden Raspberry awards, AKA the Razzies, won’t go ahead.

14 March: Release of Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (17 April) postponed until September.

14 March: Human Rights Watch film festival was also cancelled it was likely to be held on 20 March.

13 March: Belfast film festival (1-9 April) postponed until autumn.

13 March: Disney postpones indefinitely release of Mulan, The New Mutants and Antlers.

12 March: Release of A Quiet Place part 2 was also cancelled.

12 March: Tribeca film festival was also postponed.

12 March: the world-famous, Disney announces closure of Disneyland Paris and Disneyworld in the US; Universal Studios theme park also announces closure.

12 March: The Lovebirds is also cancelled.The US release of Blue Story was also cancelled.

12 March: Film Sooryavanshi which was supposed to be released on 27 March has been postponed indefinitely.

11 March: Large-scale cinema closures in India, Poland, Lebanon and Kuwait

11 March: Miami film festival (6-15 March) cancelled mid-run.

11 March: All Italian cinemas closed.

10 March: UK release of A Secret Garden postponed from 3 April to 13 August.

10 March: David Di Donatello Awards – Italy’s Oscars – postponed from 3 April to 8 May

10 March: Prague international film festival which was to be held from19-27 March has been postponed and new dates will be released soon.

9 March: Beverly Hills film festival (1-5 April) postponed until further notice.

9 March: AFI’s lifetime achievement ceremony to honour Julie Andrews postponed from April until the summer.

9 March: Beijing international film festival (April) postponed indefinitely.

8 March: All Italian cinemas closed.

6 March: SXSW festival (13-22 March) cancelled.

6 March: International Indian Film Academy Awards – Bollywood’s Oscars – postponed from 27 March.

4 March: Bond film No Time to Die postponed from early April to late November.

3 March: Red Sea international film festival which was to start from 12 March was cancelled.

1 March: Most South Korean cinemas closed.


27 March: Cambridge Folk festival cancelled

27 March: Lovebox festival cancelled.

27 March: Parklife festival cancelled.

27 March: All Points East festival cancelled.

27 March: Henley festival cancelled.

26 March: Download, the UK’s biggest rock music festival, cancelled.

26 March: Isle of Wight festival cancelled.

23 March: The Great Escape festival in Brighton cancelled.

23 March: Supersonic festival in Birmingham cancelled.

20 March: This Is Tomorrow festival in Newcastle postponed to 14-16 August.

19 March: Liverpool Sound City postponed to 25-27 September.

19 March: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to reschedule UK and European tour dates TBA.

19 March: Ivor Novello awards postponed to 2 September.

19 March: Printworks club in London postpones all spring/summer 2020 nights, new dates TBA.

19 March: Warehouse Project Manchester postpones all remaining Concourse shows.

18 March: Noel Gallagher postpones Manchester shows (24-25 March), new dates TBA.

18 March: Glastonbury festival, which would have taken place 25-28 June, has been cancelled.

18 March: The Eurovision song contest, due to take place in Rotterdam on 16 May, will not take place later this year.

17 March: London’s O2 Arena, the second-largest concert venue in the UK, has postponed all events in March.

17 March: James Blake cancels European tour (14-27 April).

17 March: Pitchfork festival Berlin (8-9 May) cancelled.

17 March: Royal Albert Hall in London closed until further notice.

17 March: Teenage Cancer Trust gigs postponed, new dates TBA.

17 March: Cheltenham Jazz Festival is cancelled. It will now take place on 28 April-3 May 2021.


28 February: Game Developer Conference which was to be held in San Francisco, scheduled for March 16-20, is cancelled.

11 March: E3 in Los Angeles, scheduled for June 9-11, is cancelled.

13 March: Insomnia66 gaming festival in Birmingham, scheduled for April 10-13, is cancelled.

13 March: EGX Rezzed in London, scheduled for 26-28 March, postponed until summer.

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