Art & Culture
2nd Motion Mongolia International Contemporary Dance Festival to take place virtually
Arts Council of Mongolia in collaboration with Mongolian Ballet Program is to organize the 2nd online “Motion Mongolia” International Contemporary Dance Festival under a theme “Rhythm of the City” between April 26 and May 2, 2021.
Project proposals to be funded from Culture and Arts Support Fund in 2021 received
roposals for projects to be funded in 2021 from the Culture and Arts Support Fund have been received. The Fund for the Promotion of Culture and Arts has announced to receive proposals for projects and activities to be implemented in 2021 from March 1 to 31, 2021. N. Munkhzul, Head of the Cultural Creative Production and Innovation Division of the Ministry of Culture clarified about the selection.
1300-year-old Stele of Tonyukuk the Wise
A memorial complex consisting of the stele of Tonyukuk the Wise, who served as an advisor to three successive khans of the Turkic Khaganate, and a place of sacrifice is located northwest of Bayantsogt Mountain in Erdene soum, Tuv aimag, and 66 km southeast of Ulaanbaatar city. The complex is put under special protection.
COVID-19 capacity building training held for cultural and artistic institutions
By the 27th order of the Chairman of the State Special Commission dated March 26, 2021, the “Rapid Coordination Working Group” was established and is headed by Minister of Culture Ch. Nomin, who also chairs the group in charge of entertainment and cinema.
Culture Minister met with representatives of language, culture, literature, art studies
Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin has held a meeting with representatives of language, culture, literature and art studies of the country. At the beginning of the meeting, Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin introduced draft Strategic Plan for the Development of Creative Cultural Production, which is a goal of the Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Culture for 2021-2024, and exchanged views with the meeting participants.
Ambassador to Russia meets Deputy Minister of Culture of Russia
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Russian Federation D.Davaa had a meeting with Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Alla Manilova on March 25.
Exhibition of works by Mongolian artists opens in Moscow
At the initiative of the Ministry of Culture and State Museum of Oriental Art of the Russian Federation, ‘Mongolia at the meeting point of eras’ exhibition of masterpieces of Mongolian artists opened at the Russian State Museum of Oriental Art on March 18.
“Making History Together” photo contest announced
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of partnership between Mongolia and the World Bank, “Making History Together” a photo contest has been announced between March 15 and April 15.
Culture Ministry sign cooperation agreement with aimag and capital city governors
On March 11 and 12, the Cabinet Secretariat is organizing a joint meeting and seminar for the chairmen and governors of aimag and capital city Citizens 'Representatives' Khurals at the Government House.
Construction of new museum buildings progressing
J.Munkhbat, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Culture, Science and Sports, and members of the Standing Committee got acquainted with the activities and cultural development of the Ministry of Culture on March 9.
Minister of Culture meets with heads of relevant organizations
On March 4, Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin met with heads of the organizations operating under Ministry's.
From the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum: Boots worn for Tsam Ritual Dance
The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum keeps a pair of boots decorated with makara worn for the tsam ritual dance that traces back to the 19th to the early 20th century.
Photo exhibition opens to display the history of Mongolia-India relations
A photo exhibition under the theme ‘Cultural Connect: Mongolia-India through heritage of Great Chinggis Khaan’ opened today, March 1, at the National Museum of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar.
Cooperation between Culture and Construction Ministries discussed
Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin held a meeting with Minister of Construction and Urban Development B.Munkhbaatar and other government officials on March 01.
From the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum: Silver Incense Burner
One of the highlight works of craftsmanship - the silver incense burner made by a well-known craftsman named Yerentei Gompil is being kept at the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum.
Under the Turquoise Sky premieres in Tokyo
Under the Turquoise Sky film by Mongolian and Japanese artists premiered with positive reception at the Shinjuku Piccadilly Cinema in Tokyo, Japan on February 19.
“Horse Tamer” documentary by French director wins Grand Prize at International Mountain Film Festival
The 24th Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival kicked off online on February 19 and selected the best films.
Opera singer G.Ariunbaatar performs at gala concert for Defender of the Fatherland Day of Russia
State Honored Artist of Mongolia, opera singer G.Ariunbaatar performed a song "Я люблю тебя, жизнь!" in collaboration with military ensemble named after Alexandrov at the ceremonial concert which is organized on annual February 23 by the Russian Ministry of Defense dedicated to “Defender of the Fatherland Day”.
From the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum: Percussion Instruments
The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum currently keeps a certain number of percussion instruments that are recorded to have been used in shaman and Buddhist practices as well as during wars and conquests throughout history.
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade