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Ultra Poland cancelled

By | Published on Monday 9 July 2012

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A planned Polish edition of Miami-based dance music festival Ultra has been cancelled less than a week before it was due to take place. Part of a rapid global expansion for the thirteen year old US event, the Polish festival was scheduled to run in Warsaw on 13 and 14 Jul.

The cancellation has seemingly been caused by contractual issues between the Ultra Music Festival company in the US and the Polish promoters who were due to produce the Warsaw event, and who seemingly admitted to Ultra HQ last week that it was unable to meet all the terms of the two firm’s previous agreement regards the staging of the festival.

A statement from UMF said: “It is with our deepest regret that UMF must notify our loyal fans that UMF Poland, scheduled for July 13 and 14 in Warsaw, has been cancelled. The local promoter, SRO Festivals, and some of its affiliates, confirmed that they would be unable to meet and perform certain vital contractual obligations essential to successfully producing the UMF Poland event”.

It continued: “UMF has since terminated our relationship with SRO as a result of these unforeseen and ill-fated developments. Delivering UMF’s signature production and ultimate fan experience are components upon which UMF is never prepared to compromise”.

It’s not currently clear how many tickets had been sold for the event, and therefore how many people have been affected by the late in the day cancellation.