Plans to gradually increase the allowed number of participants in cultural events


2020 05 20


The Government meeting has approved of a plan for increasing the number of participants (spectators) in cultural events. The Ministries of Health and of Culture have been instructed to take the provisions of this plan into account when submitting proposals to the Government regarding the easing of the lockdown requirements.

According to the plan, the number of spectators (participants) will be allowed to gradually increase:  from 1 June - up to 100 people indoors and up to 300 outdoors, and from 16 June - up to 150 indoors and up to 500 outdoors. From 1 July - up to 200 spectators indoors and up to 700 outdoors, and from 16 July - up to 250 spectators indoors and up to 900 outdoors. For events taking place from 1 August, the number of participants (spectators) would be limited to 300 indoors and to 900 outdoors, and from 16 August - up to 350 indoors and up to 900 outdoors.

From 1 June - the filled indoors capacity will be required not to exceed 30%, and from 1 July - 50%. The distance of at least 2 meters between people must be maintained indoors, and at least 1 meter outdoors.

No plans for events involving more than 900 participants in Lithuania until 31 August.

The Government has also agreed that the plan should fall subject to review at least every two weeks.

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