LOS ANGELES (AP) â€” You can move your beach towels and floral headbands, though forget that selfie hang if you’re formulation to go to a Coachella or Lollapalooza song festivals.
The devices, that grasp cellphones to concede people to take cinema of themselves over divided from their faces, are criminialized during this summer’s multiday festivals in Indio, California, and Chicago. Coachella discharged them as “narsisstics” on a list of taboo items.
Selfie sticks have turn a renouned though polemical photo-taking tool: Avid design takers like gnawing their possess shots in front of monuments and sunsets, though critics boot them as repulsive and potentially dangerous to others around them.
A mouthpiece for Coachella would not criticism on a restriction. Lollapalooza member did not immediately lapse a ask for comment.
Coachella and Lollapalooza are among dozens of renouned events and landmarks holding a mount opposite a sticks.
In Europe, a Palace of Versailles outward Paris, Britain’s National Gallery in London and a Colosseum in Rome have all criminialized selfie sticks, observant they need to strengthen exhibits on arrangement and safeguard a reserve of visitors.
In a U.S., Ultra Music Festival in Miami, one of a world’s largest electronic song festivals, also taboo selfie sticks during final weekend’s event.
“They will be incited divided and we’ll substantially make fun of you,” Ultra pronounced on a Twitter comment early this month.
Some concertgoers welcomed a decision, observant a sticks get in a approach of saying a theatre and enjoying a concert.