Cannes Lions Officially Postpones 2020 Festival to October

France remains a hotspot of the COVID-19 outbreak

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Cannes Lions, the advertising festival first held in September 1954 that has evolved into the industry’s early summer tentpole, is officially moving its 2020 event back down the calendar.

With more than 7,700 confirmed cases and 175 deaths, France remains a hotspot in the global outbreak of the coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. Cannes Lions organizers—who recently announced they were developing an October contingency plan for the festival, which had been scheduled for June 22-26—today announced the event in the French Riviera city of Cannes will now



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