Entertainment events will be cancelled in Moscow for day of mourning

Entertainment events will be cancelled in Moscow for day of mourning
The entertainment programme of the Journey to Christmas festival has been cancelled for the national day of mourning on 26 December.

As part of mourning for the victims of the Tu-154 crash over the Black Sea, the entertainment elements of the Journey to Christmas festival, including theatre performances, concerts, shows and workshops planned for 26 December, have been cancelled. 

All Moscow theatres will observe a minute of silence today before the start of performances.

The Tu-154 plane of the Russian Defence Ministry was headed for Syria. It had 92 people on board.