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The return of cultural events in Europe

Philipp Jedicke
May 7, 2021

From festivals to theaters, several European countries have begun to lift COVID restrictions and allow cultural events to take place with an audience again.

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In recent weeks and months, there have been more or less successful attempts across Europe to bring cultural life back to normal.

While festivals, theaters, clubs, movie theaters, bars and restaurants in most German regions remain closed, individual regions like Bavaria are following the lead of Britain, Portugal and Italy — and gradually allowing cultural venues to open again after months of closure.

The above picture gallery gives you an idea of what restrictions are currently being relaxed in select European countries.