“We are proud to announce that the wonderful celebrations in Times Square, the ball drop, everything, will return to full power the way we like it,” said the mayor, adding that “hundreds of people will be there to celebrate. We can finally get back together. . It will be terrific“.
The vaccination certificate will be required from all viewers aged 5 and over, said Tom Harris, president of the Times Square Alliance. In 2020, at the height of the pandemic, New York’s New Year celebrations were held without crowds: the event, which also featured Jennifer Lopez, took place in front of small groups of spaced essential workers and in front of empty chairs. , with the authorities who had invited citizens to watch the event from home.