Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will begin on the 19th of October in a COVID-free format. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia organizers are cognizant of the uneasy epidemiological situation in the Russian capital and will be taking all precautions necessary to minimise the spread of Coronavirus during the event which will end on the 23rd of October.
Talking about the event’s safety, Alexander Shumsky, the President of Russian Fashion Council and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia stated: “COVID-free is a format that ensures safety of both participants and visitors as well as promotes responsible attitude in the fashion community. This is also just another take on the sustainability development and clean future subjects that need each of us to take part and be involved in. For the third time in a row, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia is arranged phygitally. As soon as the pandemic burst out, we’ve developed sanitary regulations and strictly follow it at our events. We update the list of proceedings before every event, and the Fashion Week backstage has been COVID-free since the fall of 2020.”
To attend MBFW Russia and designer shows, visitors will need a valid QR code that is issued to the following groups:
- Those who have completed a vaccination course with two components of a two-phase vaccine or one component of a mono-phase vaccine registered in Russia.
- Those who have had COVID-19 not earlier than 6 months (180 days) according to the official register.
- Those who have a negative PCR test result, which is valid for 72 hours after its issue. Tests have to be made in Moscow-based labs that submit test results to the United Medical Information and Analytical System of Moscow – EMIAS.