Coronavirus : 12, 000 people in the spans of the Puy du Fou - The Point

In a few minutes, the images have made the rounds on social media networks and elicited many questions. In a report broadcasted in the newspaper 13 hours on Fra

Coronavirus : 12, 000 people in the spans of the Puy du Fou - The Point

In a few minutes, the images have made the rounds on social media networks and elicited many questions. In a report broadcasted in the newspaper 13 hours on France 2, Saturday 25 July, the theme park of Puy du Fou appears to be doing lots of visitors. Swords of a knight longer to fight by respecting the gestures and barriers of the hydroalcoholic gel in the middle of the gilding of the Sun King : the second theme park in france, had found its public in the middle of the month of June after starting the season truncated by the coronavirus.

According to the report, a show took place the day before, Friday, July 24, attended by 12 000 people. "Not an empty seat," says the journalist, there is nothing separating the spectators between them. Only the mask-wearing was mandatory. In the decree of July 10, however, it is stated, "there is no event that will bring together more than 5,000 persons may not be conducted on the territory of the Republic until August 31, 2020".

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The "parade" of the Puy du Fou

the direction of The park, explained to France 2 to have found the "parade" : the forum was split into three parts separated by walls and plexiglas. As well, three times 4 000 people were present that night, not 12 000. Nicolas de Villiers, president of Puy du Fou, explains that the hydroalcoholic gel has been provided to each member of the audience stands and that the temperature of each was controlled upstream. A municipal decree has validated the device, but the prefect of the pays de la Loire said to have "accepted anything at all" and said that the park incurs responsibility if it does not comply with the texts, he knows.

A specialist in the law explained to France 3, in the 19/20, that the "parade" created by the Puy-du-Fou is not included in the legal text prohibiting gatherings of more than 5 000 people. On social networks, football fans in particular have expressed their anger so that the limit of 5,000 people is strictly adhered to in stages.

In may, the Puy du Fou, had drawn attention when its founder, the former candidate for the Elysee Philippe de Villiers, had decreed the "general mobilization" to demand that the public be able to come back on his land vendéennes. Philippe de Villiers was then made public an SMS from the president and Emmanuel Macron, giving the green light to reopen.

Updated Date: 25 July 2020, 17:33

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