Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the whole world has been suffering adversely as it has affected the entire world. It not only took 474,307 approx. lives of people till date, but also has led to the various industries in the massive loss including the entertainment industry.
Overviewing the ongoing situation of COVID-19, many mega-events, film, production etc. have been delayed or rescheduled across the world. Recently, the date of Oscars, the highest honours in the film industry was changed to April 25 from February 28. Now there is some news which suggests that Golden Globes 2021 has also been postponed. Reportedly, on Monday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association made an announcement regarding the change in date of this prestigious award show.
The most eminent awards show which usually takes place in the first Sunday of January, it is now declared by the renowned press association that it would be held in the next year on February 28, 2021.
We are excited to announce the 78th annual Golden Globe® Awards will take place on Sunday, February 28, 2021. The ceremony will air live coast to coast 5-8 p.m. PT/8-11 p.m. ET on NBC from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. pic.twitter.com/dtqQj3Mmtz
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) June 22, 2020
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has mentioned that due to the delay in the award functions, filmmakers would get enough time to finish their movies, as film production was totally stopped globally in mid-March and all the movie theatres are closed too. The 93rd Academy award also chose the same date for their big day and it was decided way back in 2017. Right now the Oscars are unsure of the date and, henceforth, it is postponed till further notice.
It was reported before by the various renowned media portals about the 93rd Academy Awards that they were supposed to be held next year on April 25.
Talking about the 78th Golden Globe Awards, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will host them, as it was disclosed in the 77th version which took place at the beginning of this year on January 5. Previously also these two stars hosted the grand show.
Regarding the 78th Golden Global Awards, they haven’t disclosed the eligibility criteria, nominations and the guidelines for it.