Emily Eavis just isn’t assured in regards to the 2021 competition simply but (Image: Jo Hale/Redferns)
Emily Eavis has forged doubt on whether or not Glastonbury will go forward in 2021.
Emily and her father Michael have been forced to cancel Glastonbury’s 60th anniversary festival this 12 months because of the coronavirus pandemic, making the choice to name off the June occasion in March shortly after saying the line-up.
Because the Pfizer vaccine begins to roll out over the UK, there are hopes that competition season will go forward subsequent summer time, however Eavis has admitted that they’re not assured in regards to the 2021 competition simply but.
Speaking to the BBC, she stated: ‘Clearly the vaccine information in current weeks has elevated our possibilities, however I believe we’re nonetheless fairly a great distance from with the ability to say we’re assured 2021 will go forward.
‘We’re doing every little thing we will on our finish to plan and put together, however there are nonetheless simply so many unknowns and components that are fully out of our management.
‘What we positively can’t afford to danger is getting too far into the method of subsequent 12 months, just for it to be snatched away from us once more. We misplaced tens of millions this 12 months, and we will’t danger that taking place once more.’
The 2020 competition was cancelled because of the pandemic (Image: PA)
Eavis added that it’s too early to know what scenario they’re planning for, and added: ‘Proper now, I’m unsure there’s something we may do that may fully guarantee we will welcome 200,000 individuals to spend six days in some fields in June 2021.’
Michael Eavis previously said that they would face bankruptcy have been Glastonbury to be cancelled for one more 12 months, telling the Guardian: ‘We’ve got to run subsequent 12 months, in any other case we might severely go bankrupt… It has to occur for us, we have now to hold on.
‘In any other case it is going to be curtains. I don’t assume we may wait one other 12 months.’
His daughter stated that whereas ready till the week of Glastonbury to cancel could be devastating, they are going to be okay ‘so long as we will make a agency name both means nicely prematurely’.
She added that the subsequent few weeks might be ‘essential’.
Because it stands, Glastonbury is about to happen from June 23 to 27 on Worthy Farm.
Taylor Swift, Sir Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar have been set to headline this summer time; it’s unclear if they are going to high the invoice if the competition goes forward in 2021.