Canceled by coronavirus, event celebrating the arrival of the summer solstice in Stonehenge, England, will be broadcast live

The celebration of the summer solstice, that is, the longest day of the year, is famous in the northern hemisphere. The event attracts thousands of people every year at the Neolithic Stonehenge monument located on Salisbury Plain in England. On the occasion, people gather to celebrate the sunrise, in a party full of music, yoga, among other activities.

However, due to the new coronavirus, the historic monument has been closed for visits since March. But the restriction will not be an obstacle for those who wish to watch the moment and celebrate from their own homes. That's because the moment will be broadcast live through the park social networks.

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"We have consulted extensively on whether we could safely proceed and would love to host the event as usual, but unfortunately in the end we feel we have no choice but to cancel," Stonehenge director Nichola Tasker told the network. news The Telegraph

The broadcast will show the sunrise behind the symbolic Pedra do Calcanhar, the former entrance to the Círculo de Pedra, on June 21.

In addition, high-resolution images and drone footage will also be available that can be accessed later. Historians and experts will also bring information about the symbolism and mysteries of the place.

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