London, Apr 22 (EFE) .- The “Brit” music awards ceremony, which will take place next May in London, will have an audience of 4,000 people and no one will be obliged to keep their distance or wear a mask, as part of a pilot test, its organizers reported on Thursday.
These awards will be presented at a ceremony to be held at the O2 Arena auditorium in London, and it will not be necessary to wear a mask once attendees are seated.
However, according to the organizers, those who attend the event this May 11 will have to provide a negative test for covid-19, although it will be enough to provide the result of the rapid tests that give the result in less than half an hour.
Organizers have given 2,500 free tickets to workers who have performed essential work in the pandemic.
The “Brit” awards are part of a government program aimed at evaluating the best way to re-organize major events with the public this summer in the UK.
The delivery of the “Brit” is a “great night” in the musical calendar, but this year it will be “special since it will have an audience for the first time in a year and it is also a vital opportunity to see how we can once again have crowds of safely as soon as possible, “Culture Minister Oliver Dowden said today.