Cairo Opera House anniversary celebrations cancelled over Maspero deaths

Ahram Online, Monday 10 Oct 2011

Culture minister calls off 23rd anniversary celebrations at opera house due to recent political turmoil

Minister of Culture Emad Abu Ghazi on Monday announced that a celebration commemorating the 23rd anniversary of the Cairo Opera House would be cancelled due to yesterday’s clashes in Cairo’s Maspero district.

The event had been scheduled to take place on Monday at 8pm in the Main Hall of the opera house. 

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