The organizing committee has officially cancelled the World Meeting of the Friends of the 2CV in 2021, which was to be held from July 27 to August 1 in the Delémont region in Switzerland. It was felt that the risk is simply too great for an event on such a scale and the decision had to be made at this time to cancel it.
“It was after studying all the possible options and with a heavy heart that the decision was taken. The COVID-19 pandemic brings us to our knees,” said President, Willi Brändli, “It’s not enough to take our foot off the accelerator, we have to brake hard.”
“The sanitary conditions do not allow us to organize this event as we would like to do, while respecting everybody’s health. We studied several alternatives, but none of them convinced us. We wish to keep the essence of the event intact, with its warmth, its sociality and its vibrancy. There also remains a great uncertainty as to whether all the friends of the 2cv from abroad would be able to visit us or whether they would be prevented by complications in crossing borders. The world meeting must be and remain a meeting for everyone.”
The cancellation is final for 2021. A postponement date has yet to be decided. Active discussions will be held with numerous partners over the next few weeks.
Those who have registered will personally receive information as soon as the future has been clarified.
At this point the organizers would like to express their thanks to all those who have supported the event, from the partners in the region of Delémont and Jura Tourism to the ACI, as well as to all the other clubs, sponsors, and friends of the 2CV with whom they have had contact. And last but not least, thanks to all the volunteers and pre-registrants as well as to all the members of the association 2CV Welttreffen Swiss.
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