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IMPORTANT COMMUNICATION: Birken Skifestival cancelled due to Coronavirus

Here you can find the news that was posted few minutes ago on the official website of the Norwegian race website to announce the cancellation of the race that should have taken place in 10 days:

Birken Skifestival 2020 is cancelled

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, the norwegian health authorities has decreed the cancellation of all public events with more than 500 people.

As a consequence, the Birken Skifestival will not take place this year.

 «We very much regret having to cancel the Birken Skifestival after all, but the health of our participants, our volunteers, and the general population comes first,» explains Eirik Torbjørnsen, CEO Birken.

Birken will establish a refund system covering the whole entrance fee or a part of it. The organiser will inform the participants on the administrative steps following the imposed cancellation as soon as possible.

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