COVID-19 MEASURES

We closely monitor the local government guidelines on Covid-19. As of right now we expect no issues for our event. We will update our page as soon as possible if anything changes.

To be admitted to 666-LAN 2022 you will not only an valid ticket but also a valid Covid certificate.

Participants from Belgium:

Belgian residents must present a Covid Safe Ticket. This ticket is available via the CovidSafeBE app. Or alternatively you can go to www.mijngezonheid.be to download a vaccinaction cerftificate or have it sent via mail.

Participants from Abroad:

Non-Belgian residents must submit a European Digital Covid Certificate.

The certificate contains a standardised QR code that works for all EU residents (+ Iceland, Norway and Switzerland). Test certificates also display the validity of the certificate.

Under-12s are exempt from testing.

ATTENTION: AT THE ENTRANCE (HALL 3) YOU WILL BE ASKED TO PRESENT PROOF OF IDENTITY, I.E. AN OFFICIAL ID CARD OR PASSPORT!

 

When the certificate is scanned a green (access) or red (no access) code is displayed.

GREEN = ACCESS TO THE LAN

Participants get a green screen if one of the following conditions is met:

  • They are fully vaccinated + 2 weeks (+ 4 weeks in the case of Johnson & Johnson).
  • They can present a negative PCR test administered no longer than 48 hours before the event date.
  • They are in possession of a recovery certificate with a validity from 10 days after the date of the first positive PCR test until 180 days after that test.

tip: print out your certificate, just to be safe!

Only after a participant has received his or her Covid Safe wristband will they be in the Covid Safe Zone. This means that distance rules and wearing a mouth mask are no longer necessary.

RED = NO ACCESS TO THE LAN

Participants get a red screen if:

  • The vaccination date is too recent (less than 14 days ago)
  • The test certificate has expired

Only a negative test grants access to the event and only AFTER a valid certificate has been issued. Several hours may elapse between the test and the availability of a certificate, depending on how fast the results are registered.

 

All costs incurred for testing and/or obtaining Covid certificates are entirely at the expense of the festival-goer and can never be recovered from the organisers, either in part or in full.

The maximum cost of a PCR test is €46 and must be paid immediately with a debit card (Bancontact) or in cash. Visitors who have a free CTPC code can obviously request it at www.mijngezondheid.be.

Certificates can be scanned quickly and easily with the CovidScanBE app.

Participants are responsible for checking beforehand via the Covid Safe app whether or not they have access (green), for instance by having the certificate scanned in advance by a friend or family member.

The app is available for iOS (12.5) and Android (5). Only the official CovidScanBE app is valid.

Your certificate will be scanned at the entrance without us having access to your health data. Moreover, no visitor data is saved on the scanning devices.

  • If you are admitted on the basis of a valid Covid certificate: You have access to the festival grounds as long your certificate is valid. If the certificate expires in the course of the day (e.g. at 10 a.m. in the morning) then you can remain on the grounds until midnight.
  • If you are admitted on the basis of a PCR test: Then you must get tested again every 2 days. If you test negative then you can enter again.

Once the PCR test is administered and the result is negative it will take a few hours for the new certificate to become available in the CovidSafeBE app. Participants who are admitted on the basis of a PCR test, need to validate their certificate every morning. Even if they get a red screen we urge these visitors to still report to the help desk, for their own safety and that of the other guests.

TIP: DID YOU REGISTER WITH A TEST CERTIFICATE AND YOU’RE HERE FOR SEVERAL DAYS? ON SATURDAY TAKE A NEW PCR TEST IN OUR TEST CENTRE ON SITE. THIS TEST WILL COST YOU €15, TO BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE THE EVENT. (test ticket can be purchased in the webshop.)

Participants who test positive will be asked to leave the site and quarantine as safely as possible.

If you test positive for Covid, your ticket will not be refundable.

COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization.

Most common symptoms:
  • fever
  • dry cough
  • tiredness
 
Less common symptoms:
  • aches and pains
  • sore throat
  • diarrhoea
  • conjunctivitis
  • headache
  • loss of taste or smell
  • a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes
 
Serious symptoms:
  • difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • chest pain or pressure
  • loss of speech or movement

If you experience any of the above symptoms during the weeks/days before the event, you should not attend the event. Unless you have visited a testing site, and provided a negative Covid-19 test AND are without symptoms the day before the event.

If you experience any of the above symptoms during the event, you should immediately contact the Safety Coordinator (Veiligheidscoördinator). Together we will assess the situation, and decided whether or not to send you home, to a GP or allow you to remain at the event.

Option 1
The next event is scheduled for April 21th – 23th 2023.
If you can come to that event then you don’t have to do anything. Your ticket remains valid.

Option 2
If you cannot come to the event on the date of 21th – 23th April 2023, we will refund your ticket to your bank account.

If you get sick or don’t feel well before the event, and contact us at least 14 days before the event, we offer you the following choices.

  • Name change; usually, personalization of the tickets is final. Exceptionally and with proof from a doctor, we will allow the changing of the name on your ticket. This will allow you to give your ticket to a friend.
  • Exchange; If you provide us with a doctors note, showing valid and legal proof you can’t attend the event due to Covid-19, we can offer you to change your 2022 ticket, to a ticket for our event in April 2023.

In the event you should get sick during the Lan, your ticket will not be refundable. Please be aware, occasional temperature checks might be carried out, to provide a safe environment for all visitors. The organization has the right to send anyone home, according to the rules and guidelines to prevent the transmission of Covid-19.

Please note this is a possibility! Participants who have a valid ticket but who have not yet been vaccinated and refuse to take a test will not be admitted.

Ticket holders who are not able to present an officially recognised (digital) certificate as stated above are entitled to a ticket refund or they can opt for a voucher for the next edition of 666-LAN (April 2023).

However, refusal to take an intermediate compulsory test does not entitle participants to cancellation, compensation or a refund, regardless of whether or not the person in question has a valid entrance ticket.

It is the sole responsibility and liability of every participant to:

  • have the required documentation and certificates on them at all times;
  • be able to present them at the request of the event organisers;
  • be aware of and respect the rules in force during the LAN.

Participants from European countries, and by extension the Schengen zone and the EER, must take into account the colour codes and the associated measures that apply in their destination country.

Participants are allowed to travel to Belgium from a red zone but a mandatory quarantine must be observed as long as they cannot submit a negative PCR test, proof of vaccination or a recovery certificate.

TIP: WHEN TRAVELLING FROM ABROAD REMEMBER TO FILL OUT YOUR PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM! THIS IS ALSO COMPULSORY IF YOU’RE TRAVELLING BY CAR.

Visitors from third countries can attend the festival on condition that they agree to a DAILY TEST administered by the medical personnel at the LAN. This way these visitors can obtain a valid certificate entitling them to a Covid Safe wristband.

Visitors from high-risk zones are NOT admitted to the festival.

As of 15 July 2021 travel restrictions at our external borders are gradually lifted for residents of the following third countries:

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Canada
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Montenegro
  • New Zealand
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Ukraine
  • United States of America
  • China

Always check https://reopen.europa.eu/en/ for recent updates.

Ticket holders who do not have permission to travel to the festival from their country due to travel restrictions imposed by the Belgian government are entitled to a ticket refund or a voucher for the next edition of 666-LAN (April 2023)