The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) announced today (July 3) that cinemas in Singapore will soon be reopening on July 13.
Cinema operators such as Cathay and Golden Village (GV) will reopen on July 13, while indie cinema operator The Projector will reopen on July 15.
As part of the security regulations of COVID-19, cinemas have been closed since March 27th.
When reopening, the cinemas would have to take safety precautions, such as: B. Temperature measurement and a 1 meter seating configuration with social distance.
The seat spacing rule is an exception for up to five cinema guests. This means that couples or friends can sit together in groups of up to five people.
Each cinema hall is limited to a maximum of 50 visitors.
In addition, the wearing of masks is mandatory at all times, except when eating food and beverages.
The films that are supposed to initiate the reopening include the second episode of one of the most successful South Korean films in Singapore: the zombie thriller "Train To Busan: Peninsula".
Other highly anticipated film titles include "Tenet" by Christoper Nolan and "A Quiet Place 2".
Selected image source: Cathay