An annual Atlas Weekend music fest based in Kyiv initially set to be held in July this year has been postponed until 2021.

"In connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot endanger our guests, the festival team and our artists by having it this summer," organizers wrote on the festival's Facebook page.

New Atlas Weekend dates are July 6th-11th, 2021.

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Tickets that were purchased for this year’s festival are valid for AW 2021, organizer say, adding they are currently negotiating with all artists to fully preserve the already announced line-up.

This year, Kyiv was set to welcome A$AP Rocky, Twenty One Pilots, Placebo, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, and others.

Announcements of new artists who will join the festival next year are yet to come.