State culture institutions will suspend their activities for a three-day mourning period to mark the loss of EgyptAir's flight MS804, Egypt's Culture Minister Helmy El-Namnam decided on Friday.
Among the institutions operating under the ministry which announced the activities' suspention so far are Theatre House, a body responsible of all state-theatre activities, the Cultural Development Fund overseeing activities of the International Music Centre, Beit El-Sehemi, El-Ghouri Caravansary etc, the Cairo Opera House, and the Fine Arts Sector responsible of the state-museums.
The institutions will reopen on Monday.
The EgyptAir plane crashed in the Mediterranean in the early hours of Thursday while en route from Paris to Cairo.
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