After the terrorist attack in Manchester Swiss concert organiser abc Productions has decided to ban backpacks and most other bags.
Only handbags bags up to A5 size (14.8 x 21 cm) and bum bags are now allowed. According to 20 Minutes, these restrictions have been triggered by the attack in the Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017.
In addition, the list of banned items includes bottled drinks, cameras, all food, umbrellas and a range of other items.
abc Productions organises mainly music concerts. Up coming acts include The Cranberries (Geneva 10 June), Justin Bieber (Bern 15 June), Aerosmith (Zurich 5 July), Céline Dion (Bern 15 July), Tori Amos (Geneva 18 September) and the Rolling Stones (Zurich 20 September).