The much-anticipated picnic themed music event that was set to feature Nigeria’s Yemi Alade has joined the long list of events that had been postponed following the President’s directive on events in his address to the nation on Thursday 18th March 2020 about the coronavirus safety measures.
The 25th edition of Blankets and Wine was slated for that was slated for April 19, 2020, has also been postponed given that the date falls on the 32nd day of quarantine.
The event had gained a lot of social buzz following the announcement a week ago of Nigerian sensation Yemi Alade, as the headlining act at the Tusker Malt sponsored concert.
House of Deejays, the organizers of the event communicated the postponement last evening.
“Following the presidential directive to enforce social distancing to help curb the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the 25th edition of Blankets and Wine has been postponed with a new date yet to be communicated,” reads the post.
In Uganda, the government has put restrictions on large public gatherings in a bid to manage a coronavirus outbreak. Events that were scheduled to take place within the next 32 days have been postponed to a further date until it is safe for Ugandans to socialize once again.