The booths installed at the Madrid Book Fair held in the Retiro Park will advance their closing time to 7:00 p.m. this Saturday, June 11, that is, two and a half hours before their usual time, due to the alert of heat

In this way, the booths installed along the route of the fair, 1.3 kilometers away, which must begin to close two and a half hours before the usual time. Thus, the eviction of the Retiro will begin at 7:00 p.m. and access will be prohibited from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

In this way, all events that take place outdoors will be suspended and the measure affects not only the cultural programming of the fair, but also the activity of the exhibitors participating in the current edition, the organization of the fair has clarified. event.

All this after activating the red alert due to a heat wave for this Saturday, June 11, from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., according to the forecast of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet).

The duration of the closure will be established by the General Directorate of Water Management and Green Areas of the Government Area of ​​the Environment and Mobility of the Madrid City Council.