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Free performances at Esplanade cancelled during national mourning

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The Esplanade on Monday said scheduled free performances will not take place at the concourse and outdoor theatre during the seven days of national mourning as a mark of respect for the passing of Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.

THE Esplanade on Monday said scheduled free performances will not take place at the concourse and outdoor theatre during the seven days of national mourning as a mark of respect for the passing of Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.

Ticketed performances will continue as scheduled until further notice. The centre's premises will remain accessible to the public during this period.

Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, a co-founder of the People's Action Party, died Monday morning at the age of 91

A period of national mourning from Monday, March 23, to Sunday, March 29, has been declared by the government. As a mark of respect, the state flags on all government buildings will be flown at half-mast from Monday till Sunday, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.

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