On July 31, BPM Festival Malta 2020 announced its cancellation for its annual event, which was scheduled to take place in Malta from Sept. 11-13, 2020.

The official webpage of the festival stated,

“We are disappointed to announce that after close conversations with our partners at the Maltese Tourism Authority, we have been informed that due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Malta, we can no longer go ahead with The BPM Festival: Malta this year.”

– BPM Festival Malta

Please see below for the full announcement made on Twitter:

BPM Festival Malta 2020 announces its cancellation

According to Time of Malta, the Maltese doctors threatened to strike if mass events like The BPM Festival Malta were not cancelled.  Malta recently saw a spike in COVID-19 cases following a weekend-long Hotel Takeover party.

The three-day event was expected to see performances by: Adam Beyer, Alan Fitzpatrick, Andrea Oliva, Charlotte De Witte, Dubfire, Eats Everything, Fisher, Honey Dijon, Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Nic Fanciulli, Nicole Moudaber, Nina Kravitz, Patrick Topping, and Solardo to name a few.

All tickets purchased will be refunded automatically within 30 working days. Should the refund not be processed, ticket holders are encouraged to contact the ticket vendor’s customer service team.