Art & Culture
The Voice of Mongolia becomes Asia’s Best Music Programme
At the 25th Asian Television Awards held in Singapore on January 15-16, Mongol TV became an award winner of Best Music Programme with its programme ‘The Voice of Mongolia’ the second time.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: The Marshal’s Silver Bowl
Silver bowls are decorated with various traditional patterns and unique features of local craftsmen from different regions of the country. In other words, information about the owner - their hometown, ethnicity, wealth, and social rank can be known from their bowl alone.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: Undur Gegeen Zanabazar’s Mantle
This mantle was presented to the First Bogd Undur Gegeen Zanabazar as a gift from Enkh-Amgalan Khaan (Kangxi Emperor) of the Qing Dynasty. Made by an unknown handicraftsman, the mantle tracing back to the 17th century is made with black fox fur, silk, pearls, and coral.
Artifacts dating back to the Stone and Bronze Age discovered
Artifacts dating back to the Late Stone Age have been discovered in the territory of Tsagaan-ovoo soum, Dornod aimag. Specifically, over 700 findings have been found including bone beads, bronze knives and coins dating back from the Late Stone Age to the New Stone Age, early Iron Age, the Bronze Age, Khunnu (Xiongnu) era and the Middle Age as well as fracture of clay vases with and without patterns, bronze arrowheads, bronze engraved decorations, iron knives and nails.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: Altai Harp
In our series of highlight artifacts being kept at the National Museum of Mongolia, we are presenting the Altai harp. The artifact was discovered at a burial site during an excavation conducted by a team led by researchers of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences Ts.Turbat and D.Batsukh in Mankhan soum, Khovd aimag in 2008.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: The Bogd Khaan’s stationery set
Tracing back to the early 20th century, this stationery set was made with light brown jade. Chinese craftsmanship is apparent in the set, with its seals having Chinese characters.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: The Crowns of the Bogd Khaan and Queen Dondogdulam
This particular five-sided hat with a golden crown and a golden ochir at the top is referred to as the ‘Five-sided Black Fox Fur Crown’ as it was worn by the Bogd Khaan.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: The Most Ancient Musical Instrument Found from Mongolia
From the various musical instruments found from the territory of Mongolia, the one tracing back to the earliest point in history is currently being kept at the National Museum of Mongolia.
Best works of “ZOOM” female photographers' contest selected
The Arts Council of Mongolia in partnership with the International Women’s Federation of Commerce and Industry (IWFCI) Mongolia has initiated and implemented a 6-month photography project “Zoom: I am #Generation Equality”.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: The Silk Applique Temple
Mongolian silk applique was at the peak of its development during the period from the 19th century to the early 20th century.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: The Tsatsal with the Twelve Zodiac Animals
In our series of highlight artifacts being kept at the National Museum of Mongolia, we are presenting a tsatsal (wooden spoon used for offerings) from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: The eight-sided Laviran
This temple was the main laviran of the Bogd Khaan’s Yellow Palace, where state activities were carried out.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: 13th century belt accessories
In our series of highlight artifacts being kept at the National Museum of Mongolia, we are presenting belt accessories that trace back to the 13th century.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: From the Bogd Khaan’s snuff bottle collection
Some historical sources state that the Bogd Khaan had a collection of over 800 snuff bottles. From the collection, the ones being kept at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum were made from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.
B.Enkhchimeg becomes world champion in makeup
Founder of “Eegii” Cosmetics B.Enkhchimeg has become world champion in commercial bridal makeup category of OMC Hair World 2020. Prior to it, she received “National Trainer Award”.
The deel worn by uzemchin wives and its full set of accessories
The Museum of Dornod aimag is the only museum that keeps the deel worn by uzemchin wives (ethnic group in the eastern region) along with its full set of accessories. Despite using core traditional clothes and accessories, the garments worn by the ethnic group differ in their craftsmanship methods.
Mongolian interpretation of ‘Daichin Ulsiin Magad Khuuli’
The stone inscription had writings that wrote, “The stone inscription of Zuu Mod that was made according to the decree. Year 35 of Enkh-Amgalan. The red rat. The first day of the second month of summer. The day of the red dragon.”
Deels worn throughout seasons in the XII-XIV century
Three deels that are registered in the list of invaluable cultural heritage of Mongolia are being kept at the Museum, Training and Research Center of Dornogobi aimag.
Deer-shaped bronze badge
A bronze teeg shaped like a deer is an ancient historical rare item dates back to the XII-III centuries BC.