Southeastern Europe’s Albania will be officially hosting the first ever festival to provide rapid Covid-19 testing in 2021. The Unum Festival will take place at Rana e Hedhun Beach in the town of Shengjin from June 3rd to June 7th. This electronic live in-person concert will host a variety of musicians and DJs from around the world, including artists from the US and the UK.
Among the many performers that will join together at The Unum Festival include Ricardo Villalobos, Priku, Praslea, tINI, Sonja Moonear, Shaun Reeves, Raresh, Cesar Merveille, Dyed Soundorom, Nikola Vemic, And.Re, Cap, Alex Kostic, Rayo, Nikifor, Nemax, Fogg, George Adi, Hajdar Berisha, Hiroko Yamamura, Nikola Vemic, Dona K, Franco Cinelli. Among the many includes the UK’s own Leon who will be one of artists to preform in June.
In a statement, the festival announced some important information about the event. Saying that “This event will 100% take place. We understand the situation in the world right now but this event will happen and in a responsible way.”
The Unum Festival announced that it does indeed have governmental approval for the event and that despite any restrictions and lockdowns that may occur in their country or other countries, it is safe to purchase tickets because the concert will go ahead despite these circumstances. Explaining further that “even if this means the event has to become one for just locals only or those able to arrive, then this is what will happen.”
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The Unum Festival is in partnership with Swallow Events who have made it possible for the concerts to be Covid-19 secured and Swallow Events will be the company to provide the rapid testing services for the event. The Unum Festival announces that they are certain that with this partnership they can “ensure everyone who enters is tested and virus-free before entering the event itself. We are taking all measures required to ensure safety measures are followed at all times and there will be zero tolerance on this matter.”
As the first to attempt this, The Unum Festival will be setting the stage quite literally for what the future of live in-person music will become and there have ensured their show-goers that it will be safe to purchase tickets today. Tickets are currently available here for early purchase. As this is a widely sought after event, the ticket prices have been boosted to nearly 140 euros for general admission.