Art & Culture
Second meeting of the National Council on Culture and Arts takes place
The second meeting of the National Council on Culture and Arts took place at the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet on June 12. Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh and Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg attended the meeting.
Asian Championship of Folklore taking place for the first time in Mongolia
The Asian Championship of Folklore - Asia Folk 2019 is being organized under the auspices of Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh in Ulaanbaatar on June 12-16.
‘Inverted triangle’ ethno ballet to be performed at UNESCO Headquarters
The ‘Inverted triangle’ ethno ballet has been invited to perform at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on October 9, 2019.
Art exhibition opens in Canberra
‘Gobi in the Heart of Asia’ art exhibition by a young Melbourne based Mongolian artist G.Zolboo was launched on 7 June 2019 at the Australian National University Exhibition hall.
‘Memory Games’ documentary featuring Yanjaa to premiere
‘Memory Games’ documentary giving a thrilling sight into the lives of four athletes from the United States, Germany and Mongolia as they compete for the title of World Memory Champion will premiere on Netflix next week.
Mongolian artists participating in Prague Quadrennial 2019
Mongolian artists led by Head of the Khatan Shonkhor NGO, Curator, Painter S.Ariunbold is participating in the ‘Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space’ international festival of stage design and theatre architecture, taking place between June 6 to 16 with support from UNESCO and European Union.
Reindeer Festival to be held next month
The annual Reindeer Festival, aimed at enhancing tourism in Khuvsgul aimag and promoting reindeer culture internationally, will take place on July 6-7.
‘Rhythm’ exhibition on display
‘Rhythm’ solo exhibition by the major representative of Mongol zurag style T.Nurmaajav opened at Khan Gallery on June 7. This is his seventh solo exhibition since 2002.
Concert tickets of The Hu band sold out in the UK
On June 10, Ambassador of Mongolia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland N.Tulga received ‘The Hu’ band that will tour in 23 European countries.
NordArt-Ulaanbaatar Symposium to be held in August
Mongolian pavilion at the NordArt International Exhibition of Visual Arts opened with the special project titled ‘In der Welt Sein: Encountering Sublimity’ featuring 23 works of 53 national artists. This is the third time NordArt gave our country the major stage.
Best films of Altan Khalis Film Festival announced
The seventh Altan Khalis International Film Festival wrapped up on June 8 and the winners were announced.
Mongolian model T.Oyun-Erdene wins Model Star Award
Up-and-coming Mongolian model T.Oyun-Erdene has won the Model Star Award from the Asia Model Awards 2019, which was held in Seoul, South Korea on June 9. As one of the great models that debuted from the Mongol Model Agency, she is currently working as a model for the Gobi cashmere brand of Mongolia.
‘Mongolian Cultural Days’ launched in St. Petersburg
On June 9, the opening ceremony of the ‘Mongolian Cultural Days in St. Petersburg’ was held in the Chamber Hall of the Saint Petersburg Court Chapel, the oldest active Russian professional musical institution.
Ballet dancer M.Telmen wins 1st place at international ballet competition
Ballet dancer M.Telmen has competed in the New York World Ballet Grand Prix, which was held between May 30 to June 2.
Gala concert ‘Masterpieces of German Classic Music’ staged
To mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Germany and Mongolia, the German Embassy Ulaanbaatar organized a gala concert of German classical music on June 6 at the Mongolian State Academic Theatre and Opera.
Director S.Myagmar to judge at Shanghai Int’l Film Festival
Director and artist of Black Box Theatre and owner of the private production studio Boroldoi, S.Myagmar was invited to judge the Animation category of the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) to take place on June 15-24 in Shanghai, China.
Cultural Envoy S.Zayasaikhan to display exhibition in Moscow and Irkutsk
Artist S.Zayasaikhan, Cultural Envoy of Mongolia, is preparing to display his exhibition in Moscow and Irkutsk, the Russian Federation.
‘Altan Khalis’ international film festival kicks off
Official opening of the 7th ‘Altan Khalis’ international film festival is to be held today at 7 PM at iCinema.
‘The Medicine Buddha’ premieres in London
A documentary about the heritage and development of traditional medicine titled ‘The Medicine Buddha’ premiered in London on May 31.
Winners of painting competition ‘Friendship between Mongolia and China through our eyes’ announced
Winners of a painting competition ‘Friendship between Mongolia and China through our eyes’, that was organized among Chinese language schools by Menggu Xiao xi bao’ newspaper by the MONTSAME national news agency, received awards today.
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