Mr Low, do you go to concerts?
no. I'm a so-called Corona-contact case, and therefore under self-quarantine. My roommate has attached, therefore I'm sitting for a week at home. I'm usually a lively concert-goers.
so be back for more concerts?
You should not, however, refrain from of life. Consistently thought through, will have to stay according to the logic of the current policy, all people from now on 14 days at home. This is unrealistic.
How does the Virus on the Zurich concert local?
The previous surveys suggest roughly 20 percent decline in the last week – the notabene without any official prohibitions. As it goes on, now depends on the decision of the Federal government on Friday.
How it goes, if the Virus remains?
In the case of the Local, in our Association, so small and mid-sized businesses, is quickly reached a limit. Only a couple of months, so hold on, it is difficult for you, let alone a ban.
What is the reason?
For most of our members are associations with non-commercial objectives, there are hardly any reserves: liquidity in our sector is a crucial issue. In two weeks, a total of some prohibition already at the limit for the permanent closure of the stand.
What is Zurich's Local, it hits first?
Clubs from the type of Helsinki, the transmitter or the sheet F. It is for these and similar alternative-oriented Clubs already a tough Business. This applies to dozens of other in Switzerland.
The not. Sure is, that it hits first, those who have claimed over the years, with their own culture.
the financial failures in the industry?
added Together, about one Million Swiss francs per week is good. Sure, you can screw something to the fixed costs. However, the planning of security broken is a key Element in our sector.
"our members around 4,000 jobs are threatened."
The Bar - and Club Commission (BCK) by the Directive to keep the Clubs open. What do you think?
for us, That is understandable, and it corresponds to the current recommendations of the Federal government. With the focus on personal responsibility, the BCK has found a sensible handling. At least for the Moment. Our company works in many areas through self-responsibility.
no longer Requires the current Situation is solidarity?
The Clubs and Concert venues can't abandon your guests. I think the call for more solidarity one-sided thought. Of course, health is also a main focus for us. We will implement the measures. However, the so-called night of culture must not be made a scapegoat. While this is convenient, but not very objective.
what do you mean?
Many people say that you can dispense with the output First. Those concerts but, for Petzi is, are not merely trivial pleasures, it's culture. Very many people depend on it, not least financially. On the basis of the logic of the Seco those businesses, the need to jump in the current crisis on the blade are cleanup, a market. This, even though they are partially subsidized by the Federal government. However, the Opera house, which is also subsidized, does not exist any more after the crisis is unimaginable.
How many Places are threatened by the crisis?
In our members directly, it was around 4000 Points. The freelancers who are most affected and to which the artists come. You don't even benefit from the possibility of short-time work compensation. To suppliers of approximately 17'000 Voluntary to come about.
With which claims will occur Petzi to the Federal government?
now, first of all, the short-term Survival. This could make a Fund that distributes money to the companies so they can pay their bills. We are invited Thursday to the Federal office for culture.
Created: 11.03.2020, 08:16 PMUpdated Date: 11 March 2020, 11:01