Fuji Rock Festival 2020 has officially been cancelled.
Taking to social media earlier today (05/06), organisers of the renowned Japanese festival announced that “taking into consideration the health and welfare of all involved with Fuji Rock Festival and to prevent the spread of COVID-19”, the event would be cancelled and pushed to 20 - 22 August 2021.
In a statement, the festival assures fans that, "In the coming months, we will begin the process of bringing a more powerful Fuji Rock Festival with a new energy back next year with a fresh new energy. We look forward to building a happy Fuji Rock with everyone once again. Thank you for your continued understanding and support."
Fuji Rock Festival is the latest among music festivals worldwide to cancel due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The festival was scheduled to take place from 21 - 23 August, 2020 at Naeba Ski Resort in Japan.
Purchased tickets can either be refunded or used for next year’s festival. Additional information on ticket details will be provided soon.
Check out Fuji Rock Festival's complete official statement below:
FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL ’20— FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL (@fujirock_jp) June 5, 2020
NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENThttps://t.co/Oax6OezP8O #fujirock pic.twitter.com/t7jlkvkgTv
The festival’s intended lineup for 2020 included a diverse group of musicians and artists, in the likes of Four Tet, Disclosure, The Strokes, Bruno Major, Tom Misch, Elephant Gym, and so much more.
Cover image credit: Fuji Rock Festival Official Facebook