Salone del Mobile cancelled until 2021 due to coronavirus

Posted date: 10/09/2019 by VIETNAM METAL HARDWARE CO., LTD


The 2020 edition of Milan's Salone del Mobile furniture fair has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, and will next take place from 13 to 18 April 2021.

The news was confirmed by Salone del Mobile organisers after first being leaked yesterday by Italian financial newspaper Milano Finanza.

"The date of the Milan Furniture Fair has changed again," the financial publication wrote yesterday, adding that "tomorrow the organisers will give the announcement due to the continuation of the Coronavirus emergency."

"Now it will take place in 2021, just like the Olympics, the European football championships and numerous other events," the publication wrote.

Organisers of the fair confirmed the rumours on the Salone del Mobile website. "The 2020 edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano has been suspended," they wrote. "The event will now take place from 13th to 18th April 2021."

Italian media outlets including Domus added to the speculation ahead of the confirmation. "Due to the current health emergency it is likely that Milano Design Week, already postponed, will be rescheduled to 2021," wrote the architecture and design title.


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