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Glastonbury's Shangri-La Area Announces Virtual Event
Christian Eede , June 9th, 2020 18:07

It's scheduled to take place the weekend after what would have been the Somerset festival's 50th anniversary

Shangri-La, one of the key late-night areas at Glastonbury, is to present a virtual event in lieu of this year's festival.

The free virtual event, dubbed Lost Horizon, will spread across two days and will see Shangri-La recreated in 3D digital form. It will be available on PC, as well as smartphones via an app.

The event will stretch across four channels and will host the likes of Coldcut, Alabama 3, Peggy Gou, and more, as well as more than 200 visual art pieces, curated by the ShangrilART group around the subject of human connection.

Lost Horizon will run from July 3 to 4, 2020. For more information, head here.

This year's Glastonbury would have been the festival's 50th anniversary. It was cancelled in March amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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