The news came in shortly after cinemas were given the green light to resume operations after a 15-week closure due to COVID-19.
For the safety of patrons, the leading cinema operators has shared the hygiene measures they will be implementing.
Golden Village is set to re-open with a focus on reduced physical interaction, social distancing and maximum hygiene measures. Some of the measures include:
- Each cinema hall will have a capacity limit of 50 patrons per screening.
- Seats will be cordoned off to ensure social distancing of at least one-metre between patrons
- Seating to be configured to enable smaller groups of two and three friends and family to sit together. (Larger groups of four and maximum five remain subject to seat availability).
- Disposable packaging to be used for all food and beverage purchases
For Cathay Cineplexes, they have made it a must for masks to be worn at all times, except during the consumption of snacks and beverages. Some other measures include:
- Queue markers and alternate seating arrangements in cinema halls.
- Increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting of high touch point areas such as counters and rest rooms.
Films to look forward to
From July 13, anime fans can look forward to the screening of popular anime superhero film My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising alongside an exclusive fans’ screening of Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna taking place on July 13 and 14 July. Ticket-holders will receive collectables from the popular anime series. Public screenings for Digimon will start from July 16.
Pre-sale tickets will be available for purchase from 3 July 2020 via GV website and iGV app (available on iPhone and Android).
Other interesting films to look forward to include the long-awaited Train To Busan: Peninsula, the instalment to the 2016 blockbuster.
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📸 Featured Image: Golden Village
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