FESTIVITIES Local authorities hope to open early next week
A Christmas market. Drawing. — B. Poussard/20 Minutes
Ile-de-France residents will have to wait a bit before being able to take advantage of the market. of Christmas in La Défense (Hauts-de-Seine). Its opening scheduled for this Wednesday was postponed “due to a negative opinion from the safety commission”, reports Le Parisien. The company organizer of the event, 2A Organisation, is said to be in the process of carrying out “Adjustments” to resolve the situation as quickly as possible. Opening “early next week” is being considered by the public establishment Paris La Défense.
“We will work all night if necessary”
“ We are fully mobilized and will work through the night if necessary to allow all reserves to be lifted,” the CEO of 2A Organization on a daily basis. This company organizes for the first time this year the market of Christmas of La Défense. Since the creation of the event 25 years ago, this task has been carried out by the company Codecom, which has preferred to withdraw this year for financial reasons.
The Security Commission; will have to again inspect the premises to give, or not, the green light and allow the start of the festivities.