The Danish concert - and livebranche is in crisis because of canceled events on the strip, and therefore protesting the industry Monday evening at the to light a series of buildings up in red.
the Demonstration organised by the newly-established association, We Are Events Denmark, which consists of a number of actors in the field of koncertvirksomheder.
'The Danish music business is in deep crisis. Livebranchen was the first to be closed down, and it will be the last to be opened again. Nevertheless, the government has decided that it does not take into account for anyone working in the livebranchen, in hjælpepakkerne. The decision stands as a tremendous threat for livebranchens ecosystem of content providers, who are all remunerated by artisternes fees, and who now stands without their primary source of income: sommerhalvårets concerts. Therefore, we hold the 22. June at 22: 00 a lysdemonstration in several Danish cities', writes We Are Events Denmark in a press release.
this explains the reason for the red color.
'the Day will be marked in red, and it will be the symbol of a bleeding industry, as the government may end up tearing in the middle, if they close their eyes. Lysdemonstrationen held in order to focus on the bleeding of the live music sector in Denmark and Europe. If not traded soon, the risk of large parts of the industry to die', it says in the message.
Red lysprotest in Denmark 1 of 13 Copenhill, Amager. Photo: Per Lange 2 of 13 city hall square. Photo: Per Lange 3 of 13 Copenhill, Amager. Photo: Per Lange 4 of 13 the pump casing. Photo: Per Lange 5 of 13 Christiansborg Slotsplads. Photo: Per Lange 6 of 13 Christiansborg Slotsplads. Photo: Per Lange 7 of 13 Planetarium in Copenhagen. Photo: Per Lange 8 of 13 Telia the Park. Photo: Per Lange 9 of 13 the Copenhagen city Hall 'bleed' on Monday night for livebranchen. Photo: Jan Summer 10 of 13 Roskilde Cathedral. Photo: Kenneth Meyer, 11 of the 13 Roskilde Cathedral. Photo: Kenneth Meyer, 12 of the 13 Roskilde Cathedral. Photo: Kenneth Meyer 13 of 13 Taastrup Theatre. Photo: Kenneth Meyer