Occasions venue Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg will shut down, RX Venue Administration has introduced.
RX Administration stated that venue has been bought by the house owners, the Sasol Pension Fund to an unknown third occasion.
‘That is one other devasting blow for the exhibitions, occasions, and leisure trade because of Covid-19. The ban on public gatherings has meant that in 2020 – and now 2021 – the Ticketpro Dome has been unable to function,’ Ticketpro stated on Twitter.
The venue hosted varied prime native and worldwide musicians, artwork exhibitions and different famend occasions like WWE over time. The occasions and tourism trade is reeling from the consequences of the previous yr’s lockdown restrictions and has seen the closing of numerous companies in consequence.
Carol Weaving, MD of RX Africa, added: ‘That is extraordinarily disappointing and heartbreaking for our trade. The Ticketpro Dome has been residence to many worldwide concert events and occasions in South Africa, and it will undoubtedly depart an enormous void’.