The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) had been slated to happen in November in Paris, however have been cancelled. Organizers cite the present volatility of world occasions amid the Israel/Gaza battle.
The occasion was alleged to be held in Paris on November 5, that includes performers like Jung Kook, David Guetta, Anne-Marie, Manuel Turizo, Ozuna, Reneé Rapp, and Thirty Seconds to Mars. As an alternative, organizers say they sit up for internet hosting the MTV EMAs once more in November 2024. Right here’s the total assertion:
“Given the volatility of world occasions, we now have determined to not transfer ahead with the 2023 MTV EMAs out of an abudance of warning for the 1000’s of staff, crew members, artists, followers, and companions who journey from all corners of the world to deliver the present to life,” the assertion begins.
“The MTV EMAs are an annual celebration of worldwide music. As we watch the devastating occasions in Israel and Gaza proceed to unfold, this doesn’t really feel like a second for a worldwide celebration. With 1000’s of lives already misplaced, it’s a second of mourning.”
“Voting is constant and the profitable artists will obtain their MTV EMA Awards. We sit up for internet hosting the MTV EMAs once more in November 2024.”
Reuters stories that at the least eight French airports confronted safety issues, with some evacuated for checks. Airports affected included Toulouse, Biarritz, Pau, Good, Lyon, Lille, Rennes, and Nannes, in accordance with French aviation authorities. France is now on the very best state of alert after the homicide of a schoolteacher on October 13.
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