The world’s largest concert since the start of the pandemic took place on April 24, 2021 in New Zealand. For the occasion, the Six60s played in front of nearly 50,000 people who gathered without masks or physical spaces at Eden Park Stadium in Auckland.
The scene may seem outdated, even unreal. On April 24, 2021, 50,000 fans gathered without masks or distancing measures at New Zealand’s largest stadium. Together they shook to the sound of Six60, during the world’s biggest concert since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, As pictures showAl Jazeera English.
The country of 5 million has largely escaped the Covid-19 virus since June 2020. New Zealand’s isolation has allowed it to isolate itself from the rest of the world by rapidly closing its borders once it emerges. New cases in its territory.
This evening was also the baptism of Eden Park in Auckland as a concert venue. The stadium was previously reserved for sports competitions. In the first part, a group performed haka In front of the crowd, As mentioned New Zealand Herald. Six60 then climbed the stage with a fan-favorite track: Don’t forget your roots. Something that pleases the onlookers like Lucy, whom she trusts Al Jazeera English :
It is very important for us as human beings that we get together and be able to sing the same songs together. It makes us feel part of a whole and I think it’s really important for our mental health that we feel a certain loneliness. “
It’s enough to make the rest of the world envy, which is still facing a spike in infections, with nearly 900,000 new cases every day, at the end of April 2021.