Swiss cinemas always want to remain open

The Federal Council bans since Friday, events with more than 100 people. How to respond to the cinemas in Switzerland? According to the industry Association Pro

Swiss cinemas always want to remain open

The Federal Council bans since Friday, events with more than 100 people. How to respond to the cinemas in Switzerland? According to the industry Association Pro Cinema, the following arrangements shall apply: The cinemas are open – except in the cantons in which they are closed completely or for events with lower numbers of participants than 100 prescribed.

Where to open theaters, they sell a maximum of 99 tickets per performance. In addition, the instructions of the Federal office for health would be strictly adhered to, and will specifically lived the "social distancing", says René Gerber, Pro Cinema.

In the cinema Riffraff and Houdini in Zurich in may by only 100 persons in a cinema hall. In Houdini, the rooms are all small, in the Riffraff two halls can hold more than 100 people. In addition, the number of seats in the gastro will be operated on 50 reduced.

As a reaction to the new measures of the Federal government so far, the Canton of Vaud has closed all cinemas, the City Club, Pully remains about the communication to 30. April. In Ticino, the cinemas are closed for several days.

The cult-cinema in Basel, in consultation with the Canton, the rule that not more than 50 persons in a hall or in a demonstration. "This requirement, we at, we sell more than 50 Tickets per performance." In addition, waives, seat numbering, so that you can implement in the room free.

The Kitag-chain with halls in Zurich, Bern, Basel, Biel and Lucerne is waiting on a request, such as the individual cantons have the measure specifically hand.

Created: 13.03.2020, 20:18 PM

Updated Date: 13 March 2020, 21:04

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