The Venice Film festival will go ahead as scheduled in September, the local governor has announced.
The decision comes as the coronavirus outbreak slows in Italy – once the epicentre of the pandemic.
Fewer productions than usual are likely to be in attendance due to lockdown measures on the film industry across the globe.
Italy plans to lift all travel restrictions from 3 June. On Sunday it recorded 119 deaths from Covid-19, a number drastically down from its peak in March.