The following announcement has been received from the Surrey festival committee:
Subject: News Flash -- Festival 2020 (in '21) is CANCELLED!
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2021 20:51:13 -0800
From: Maureen Wilson
Due to the uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2021 Square and Round Dance Festival Committee has decided to *CANCEL*the 2021 National Square and Round Dance Festival, slated for July 8-10, 2021, in Surrey, BC.
We will immediately commence refunding all REGISTERED dancers, beginning in the order in which their registrations were received. We ask for your patience, as this task will take weeks, if not months, to complete.
PLEASE NOTE: ALL refunds will be by CHEQUE, even if you paid by credit card.
If you live outside Canada, your registration was collected in Canadian funds and will be refunded BY CHEQUE in equivalent Canadian funds.
*Please CASH YOUR CHEQUES _as soon as you receive them_*, to help us keep an up-to-date accounting record.
*If you have a New Mailing Address,*PLEASE NOTIFY NORM & MARY COX: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
phone – 1-604-584-5506
/Co-Chair Festival 2020 Committee/