Castle Lite Unlocks 2020 was scheduled to happen 12th of June 2020 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg, the event postponed due to coronavirus outbreak.
According to company, the event is not cancelled but it is postponed following announcement made by president Cyril Ramaphosa on combating COVID-19 from spreading the country.
“We share the disappointment of our fans during this time of uncertainty, however, as a brand that cares for its consumers, we cannot ignore the growing concerns for health and safety as a result of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 in South Africa and around the world, Castle Lite Brand Director Silke Bucker said.
“It is important to highlight that an event of this magnitude has multiple moving parts and for this reason, the brand is deliberating and will communicate further details around new date and tickets by the end of March 2020.”
The company added that they’re in discussions with headline act, Cardi B, and all other stakeholders to ensure that the event will happen soon and safe.
“We are currently in discussions with our headline act, Cardi B, and all other stakeholders. We would like to assure you that Castle Lite Unlocks will take place as soon as it is safe to host the coolest Hip-Hop event in South Africa.
“We acknowledge the disappointing news for the thousands of fans who were excited to attend and witness Castle Lite Unlocks Cardi B, however, the health of our consumers, media and internal teams is always a priority.”
They also remind those who purchased tickets from their ticketing merchant, TicketPro, to hold tickets until a new performance date, Consumers will then be able to exchange their tickets for the new performance date.
Meanwhile, if consumers wish to no longer attend the experience, they will be able to obtain a full refund, details of which will be communicated once we have announced the new performance date.