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People around the world find innovative ways to socialize at a distance Updated: 2020-05-24 09:34:24 KST


Drive-in theaters are seeing a resurgence as people enjoy popcorn and movies from their cars while keeping a safe distance from others.
The French city of Cannes is known around the world for movies, and even the postponement of its famous Cannes Film Festival can't stop its residents from a trip to the cinema.
With COVID-19 putting regular movie theaters out-of-action, the Cannes locals are heading to drive-in theaters to get their movie-fix.

"We've got all we need. We have popcorn, we have food, we're in the front row, and this is our first time, so it's going to be great."

And it's not just movie fans that are resorting to drive-ins.
Clubbers in the German town of Schuttorf are attending a drive-in rave.
With only two dancers per car allowed, partiers honk and flash their cars' headlights to DJ's music.
Restaurants are also finding ways to serve customers safely.
A QR code lets diners see the menu on their phones, and glass booths keep each party separate.
After the lockdown forced many residents of San Francisco to stay home, they are now finally able to enjoy the sun at the city's famous Dolores Park.
To make sure people keep their distance from each other, the park has marked circles in the grass.
While the virus is preventing people from socializing as normal, such innovative measures are at least allowing people to do some of the things they love.
Kim Do-yeon, Arirang News

Reporter : tkim@arirang.com
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