Egyptian museum celebrates international disability day
Nevine El-Aref, Tuesday 2 Dec 2014
Egyptian museum is free for children on Thursday to mark International Day of People with Disability

Today the Egyptian museum is to start its three days of celebrations to mark International Day of People with Disability.

Mahmoud El-Halwagy, director general of the museum, told Ahram Online that the celebration aims to increase cultural awareness among children through organising workshops about the importance and magnitude of ancient Egyptian civilization.

Workshops for blind, deaf and mute children will be held, as well as tours of the museum.

On Thursday, which is International Day of People with Disability, the museum will welcome children free of charge.