The news comes after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged the cancellation of all non-essential gatherings of more than 500 people to curb the spread of coronavirus. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) has now been cancelled and all other public events scheduled in this venue for the months of March and April have now been cancelled or postponed as well. Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2020 Cancelled. If you have pre-purchased tickets for MICF, please contact the festival directly via this link. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been cancelled. See the statement below. March 13, 2020 - Creative Industries, Latest News. BREAKING: Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been cancelled MICF has joined the growing list of events to pull the plug amidst the current global health crisis. "It is with a heavy heart we say, following the Prime Minister’s announcement about non-essential mass gatherings, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been cancelled. Melbourne Comedy Festival cancelled 'Devastating' shutdown over coronavirus fears.

Melbourne Recital Centre originally closed and cancelled all scheduled performances for four weeks from March 15. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has announced it is cancelling its 2020 event, which was due to begin on March 25, due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2020 Cancelled.

03/13/2020. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, which was due to run March 25 to April 19, has been cancelled in the wake of advice issued on Friday to … The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, which was due to run March 25 to April 19, has been cancelled in the wake of advice issued on Friday to disallow planned gatherings of more than 500 people. Melbourne International Comedy Festival was cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Melbourne International Comedy Festival was set to take place between March 25 and April 19 2020… The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has officially been cancelled following the Prime Minister’s announcement regarding non-essential mass gatherings of people. For three weeks a year, Melbourne is the funniest place on the planet. Melbourne International Comedy Festival has advised that ticketholders will be notified regarding refunds shortly. In a recent statement, it looks like the Melbourne’s beloved Comedy Festival is not going to be postponed, but cancelled. Earlier, Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) director Susan Provan announced the festival's cancellation in a statement, saying it was a "difficult decision" to make. Melbourne International Comedy Festival cancelled following crowd ban. But not this year. The event was cancelled on Friday afternoon amid coronavirus fears, according to 3AW.

As of 03/04/20 the centre has extended its closure until June 30 2020. The news comes after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged the cancellation of all non-essential gatherings of more than 500 people to curb the spread of coronavirus. March 13, 2020 - Arts & Entertainment, Events. After Scott Morrison advised against gatherings of over 500 people today, this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been cancelled.

From Susan Provan, director of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival "Following the Prime Minister’s announcement about non-essential mass gatherings, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.