Theaters and cinemas will reopen in phase 2 with preassigned seats and capacity limitation

Theaters and cinemas will reopen in phase 2 with preassigned seats and capacity limitation

The main hall of the Doré Cinema. (Efe)

The president of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has announced this Tuesday, April 28, that cinemas, theaters, auditoriums and similar spaces may reopen during phase 2 of the Executive’s de-escalation plan due to the coronavirus crisis, and it will be done with a pre-assigned seat and a capacity limit of one-third. Phase two is anticipated don’t start until the end of may and, according to the de-escalation plan, each province will enter it according to its evolution in the face of the pandemic.

As Sánchez has detailed, that phase 2 will be the intermediate within the exit plan and will be reached “if the specified conditions and markers are met“In the case of leisure and culture, included in the aforementioned phase, in addition to the cinemas and theaters, it has also referred to other sectors. Thus, in this phase they will be possible visits to monuments and other cultural facilities such as exhibition and conference rooms, with a third of its usual capacity.

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You can also celebrate cultural acts and shows of less than 50 people in closed places, with a third capacity, and if it is outdoors they will be possible when they gather less than 400 people, as long as they are seated. Each phase will have an average period of two weeks and on Monday, May 11, all the provinces that meet the panel’s requirements will go to phase 1. From there, biweekly compliance with markers will be evaluated, as Sánchez explained. .

In this phase some educational centers will also reopen, although the general course will begin in September, such as those intended for reinforcement activities, those aimed at children under six years of age with parents who must work in person and the centers that will host the tests the EBAU. Hunting and sport fishing will also resume and places of worship may fill a maximum capacity of 50%. “


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