The Global Pandemic had gone too far in disrupting the lives of people. It has been more than a year since the virus has breached the entire world and faced a common crisis. Moreover, it has affected most exciting events and plans to the extent of cancelling or postponing them. The new variant of this deadly virus disrupted once again the events of 2020. Therefore, global and local major events are abruptly cancelled or postponed for better days. 

Check out the Global and Local lists of 2021 Major Events that are rescheduled or cancelled Due to the new variant of Covid-19.

Global Major Cancelled Events:

Tokyo Olympics 2021

The upcoming international sporting event of 2021 Summer Olympics is rescheduled to start from July 23rd, Friday to 8th August, Sunday. Officially known as Games of XXXII Olympiad or just Tokyo 2020 will be held in the host city Tokyo. The Tokyo 2020 comprises of multi-sport events. The event was, however postpone from its original schedule in 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic.

Oktoberfest 2021

Munich is the host city for Oktoberfest, Wiesn 2021. Sadly, the event is called off twice in a row. Wiesn was first cancelled in 2020 in a hope to host again from 18th September to 3rd October 2021. The people worldwide were excited to join this world’s largest folk festivals to explore the varieties. Unfortunately, Covid-19 has marred the events. It has made the situation too uncertain as in the word of Soder, the Minister President.

The UEFA Euro

Football fans should note the rescheduling of the long awaited UEFA Euro 2020. The event is scheduled from 11th June to 11th July 2021 to be held across Europe. As a good tiding, Argentina and Colombia will host the 2021 Copa America on the same schedule. In fact, the original schedule was from 12th June to 12th July 2020. However, It is sad to mention that the global pandemic ceased the two competition from happening sooner.

CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021

The 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup is scheduled from 10th July to 1st August 2021. The original scheduling was from 2nd July to 25th July 2021. The United States will host the rescheduled event. This biennial international men’s football championship will be the 16th Edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. The football ruling body of North America, Central America and Caribbean organizes the tournament.  

The 2020 World Expo Events Cancelled

The 2020 World Expo will host in Dubai on 1st October 2021. This is despite of its original schedule on 20th October 2020. The consequent was due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the organizers had decided to keep the name Expo 2020 for marketing and branding purposes despite the change. This event is marked as the first time a World Exposition is postponed to a later date instead of calling off. 

The 2021 UEFA Nations League Finals

The 2021 UEFA Nations League Finals was originally scheduled from 2nd to 6th June 2021. However, the global issue of Covid-19 led the League to rescheduled for 6th to 10th October 2021. The tournament will host in Italy as a final tournament of the 2020-2021 edition of the UEFA Nations League. It involves 55 member associations of UEFA. It is the second season of the international football competition. 

The 2021 Rugby League World Cup

Rescheduled from 23rd October to 27th November, the 2021 Rugby League World Cup will take place in England. In addition, this league will run in parity with the Women’s and Wheelchair tournaments for the first time ever.

UN Climate Change Conference 2021

The new date for the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference is from 1st to 12th November 2021. Glasgow in United Kingdom will host the great Conference. It was originally scheduled from 9th to 20th November 2020, however the global pandemic had forced it to postpone. 

Wimbledon 2020

England’s Tennis Grand Slam Wimbledon 2020 was postponed due to Covid-19 scares. Hence, the rescheduled tournament is from 28th June to 11th July 2021. England witnessed the first time ever to face a delay in the championship that happens annually since World War II. 

Miss Universe 2021

Miss Universe Organizers have taken a brave step to air the annual international beauty pageant on May 16th, 2021. The original event should have been on 3rd March 2021, however, the pandemic disrupted it. This prestigious event will take place at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, United States.

Local Major Cancelled Events:

With the Covid-19 vaccines already in supply, the world finally predicted a relief for better days. Despite the good news, India faces the most difficult time as compared to the rest of the world with the new variant of covid-19. Moreover, the country’s major cities and entire region succumbed almost completely. As for India, the situation falls off from bad to worst. Hence, this leads to cancellation of every crowd gathering event in the country. 

VIVO IPL 2021 

IPL is no doubt one of the most vibrant game event in India. Sadly, the VIVO IPL 2021 unanimously decided to postpone with immediate effect.

The second wave of Covid-19 almost devouring the entire nation compelled to cancel the game. This is following the emergency meeting of the Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The BCCI had decided to rescheduled a new date for the event the same year. Although, the location is uncertain. The two governing bodies ensure safety, health and wellbeing of all the stakeholders in mind.

Hero 1-League 2020-2021

The Hero 1-League 2020-2021 is called off mid way having to declare Mohun Bagan as the champions of the season. The Organizers had no choice but to postpone the event. A few months, the beloved Indian Football League carried out in the empty stadium in Goa.

2021 Bihu Events and Functions Cancelled 

Bihu is the biggest annual celebration of Assam. It is the most exciting cultural events. However, the festival is withheld due to the increase cases of Covid-19 in the state this year.
Amidst the chaos, the Bihu committee gave their hands in supporting the suffering community by purchasing an ambulance from making use of the fund.  

Realme Launch Event

Realme is a popular android brand having a series of models. Legends of customers are intrigue towards this awesome brand. Recently, it has announced the launching of its new model called Realme X7 Max powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC. However, the event supposed to happen on 4th May 2021 was disrupted by the unprecedented situation due to Coronavirus. Consequently, it leads to postpone the upcoming launches that includes new Realme TV. 

Other Event Credit

Total solar eclipse

The earth will witness a total darkness during the day on 4th December 2021. This is regarding the occurrence of a total solar eclipse where the Moon enters parallel between the Earth and the Sun. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon’s apparent diameter is larger than the Sun’s. It blocksall direct sunlight, turning the day into darkness.

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