ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | 2020 Daytime Emmys Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced on Thursday that due to the coronavirus outbreak it has postponed the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, which had been scheduled for June. ‘Given out concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided that we will not be staging the … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | 2020 Daytime Emmys Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Cannes Film Festival Postponed Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – France’s renowned Canned Film Festival has been postponed. Organizers of cinema’s largest annual gathering, scheduled to take place May 12-23, said Thursday that they are considering moving the festical to the end of June or the beginning of July. ‘As soon as the development of the French and international health … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Cannes Film Festival Postponed Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Louvre Limits Number Of Visitors Amid Coronavirus Fears

PARIS – The Louvre has said it was restricting entry to the world’s most visited museum. Only people who have already reserved a ticket online, or those who normally benefit from free entry, will be allowed into the Paris landmark, the Louvre said Monday. According to AFP, the restriction comes after the vast museum was … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Louvre Limits Number Of Visitors Amid Coronavirus Fears

ARTS & CULTURE | Spain Shuts Prado, Other Madrid Museums Due To Coronavirus

MADRID – All of Madrid’s state-run museum, including the Prado, the Reina Sofia and the Thyssen-Bornemisza, will be closed to the public due to the coronavirus epidemic that has hit the Spanish capital, authorities said on Wednesday. ‘The measures takes effect from tomorrow, March 12, until further notice’, Spani’s Culture Ministry tweeted. The Reina Sofia, … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Spain Shuts Prado, Other Madrid Museums Due To Coronavirus

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Louvre Museum Closed Again As Workers Fret Over Coronavirus

PARIS | FRANCE – The Louvre Museum in Paris shut its doors to arts lovers and tourists for a second day on Monday as management held talks with workers over the risks associated with coronavirus. Queues quickly in the rain outside the world’s most visited museum, home to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and there … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Louvre Museum Closed Again As Workers Fret Over Coronavirus

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Morocco May Postpone Sports, Cultural Events Over Coronavirus

RABAT – Morocco is considering the postponement of sports and cultural events over coronavirus fears, a national committee charged with overseeing the state’s response to the disease said on Sunday, state media reported. Mass gatherings may also be canceled the committee said, adding that travel to and from countries suffering from coronavirus outbreak would continue … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Morocco May Postpone Sports, Cultural Events Over Coronavirus

TRAVEL ALERT | Paris’ Louvre Closes For Staff Meeting On Coronavirus

PARIS - - Art lovers were left locked out of the Louvre in Paris on Sunday morning as the world’s most-visited museum held a staff meeting about the coronavirus outbreak. Long lines of disgruntled tourists snaked outside the museum, the home of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa portrait and the Venus de Milo sculpture. A … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Paris’ Louvre Closes For Staff Meeting On Coronavirus