Organisers of Afro Nation have been forced to cancel this year’s edition following the global Covid-19 pandemic.
The festival was set to be held on 17th, 18th and 19th July 2020 in Portugal, but will now take place on 1st, 2nd and 3rd July 2021.
Organisers have explained that tickets bought for this year’s event will be valid for next year.
A statement posted on the Afro Nation Twitter account read: ‘Afro Nation has been closely monitoring this situation and working in tandem with partners, local authorities and the Portuguese government.
The safety of our fans, artists, staff and the local community remain paramount. ‘In light of the recent Portuguese Government directive regarding large gatherings, Afro Nation Portugal will be postponed to July 1st-3rd 2021 and all tickets will remain valid.