The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia has decided to keep a ban on live shows inside the kingdom in Restaurants & Cafes starting 31st Dec 2020 till 2nd Jan 2021
Live Shows will be banned these three days during the New year 2021 in restaurants & Cafes in the kingdom.
Ban on Live Shows in Restaurants
In a circular which was sent to all the License holders for Live shows in Restaurants & Cafes from the Authorities.
Any violations found will be strictly dealt with who violates the regulations issued by the authorities.
List of Banned Live Shows in Restaurants & Cafe during New Year 2021 Celebrations:
- Song Shows
- Stand-up Comedy Shows
General Entertainment Authority has directed all the license holders of Live Shows and also reminded about the expiry of Licenses will be on 30th Dec.
All the license holders will need to submit requests a re-issue of licenses after the ban gets expired on 2nd Jan 2021.
It is also instructed that such restaurants and cafes shall be registered with the electronic services gate of the authority.
The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has issued special health protocols for live show performances at restaurants and cafes. According to the protocols, solo performance will be allowed to stage at a designated place and there will be two-meters distance between the performer and the audience.
The performers shall wear masks throughout the live show. These protocols are applicable to live shows at recreational centers and fun cities also, the authority said in its statement.