Art & Culture
Hermann Consten's book launched
On the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Federal Republic of Germany, a launch of a two-volume book ‘The Pasture Places of the Mongols –In the Realm of the Chalcha’ by German travel writer and Mongolian explorer Hermann Consten, photography exhibition and scientific conference ‘Hermann Consten’s inheritance and works’ were held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia on October 22.
International cultural event held in Darkhan-Uul aimag
Darkhan-Uul /MONTSAME/. ‘International Cultural Event’ was organized in Darkhan-Uul aimag at the initiative of volunteers of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Governor’s Office of Darkhan-uul aimag and Darkhan-Japanese Center. The cultural event aimed at promoting the language, culture and arts of Mongolia, Japan, South Korea and the USA.
'Parasite' wins Ulaanbaatar Film Festival Award 'Falcon'
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Ulaanbaatar City Mayor’s Office, Arts and Culture Department of the Capital City and Arts Council of Mongolia jointly organized the 11th edition of Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival in cooperation with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation /SDC/, the Embassy of Germany, the Embassy of France, the Embassy of Australia, Goethe-Institute Mongolia, Nomadia Pictures Co.,Ltd.
The Steed selected as Best Feature
A Mongolian feature ‘The Steed’ was selected as the Best Feature Film at San Diego International Film Festival.
‘I am the Sun’ wins Best Picture at Ulaanbaatar Int’l Film Festival
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. 11th Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival is currently running until October 20. This year, the film festival is coinciding with the 380th anniversary of the Ulaanbaatar city.
Exhibition tracing back the history of Mongolia-China relations opens
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 16, the day of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China, an exhibition “Friendship cooperation – Cultural heritages” opened at the National Museum of Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival opens
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 14, 11th annual Ulaanbaatar International Film festival opened with an opening ceremony and screening of German drama ‘A Bigger World’ by Fabienne Berthaud at the Tengis cinema.
Mongolia promoted in Canberra
On October 13, officials of the Embassy of Mongolia in Australia took part in the Windows to the World open door event in Canberra, Australia, promoting Mongolia’s history, culture, customs, and traditions.
Photo exhibition showcasing Tibetan lives and culture opens
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Eight Mongolian journalists have recently traveled through the Tibet Autonomous Region of China for a week. Yesterday, they opened ‘Sixty Years of Tibet’ exhibition of photographs they have taken during their tour at the Mongolian National Art Gallery.
Children’s Festival for International Snow Leopard Day to be held
The World Wildlife Fund Mongolia Programme Office will mark the ‘International Snow Leopard Day’ for the 6th year.
Exhibition displayed for 333rd anniversary of Soyombo script
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the 333rd anniversary of the Soyombo script, Zanabazar Fine Art Gallery in Ulaanbaatar hosts an exhibition ‘Soyombo - 333’ from October 4 to 10. The exhibition was held under the initiative of the Dashchoilin Monastery.
Best fine art works of 2019 on display at National Art Gallery
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 7, Mongolian National Art Gallery launched an exhibition ‘Best Artworks of 2019’ with the purpose of awarding the best artworks of this year and enriching the state art treasury.
Guinness World Record attempt to be made in Khovd aimag
On October 30, throat singers will attempt to set a Guinness world record for the most people performing traditional throat singing simultaneously in Khovd city of Khovd aimag.
‘Bogd Khaan 150: Literary Heritage’ exhibition to take place
On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of His Holiness the 8th Jebtsundamba Khutughtu, an exhibition themed ‘Bogd Khaan 150: Literary Heritage’ will be hosted at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum from October 9 to 25.
Photo exhibition in pedestrian tunnel in city center unveils life in UB
A pedestrian tunnel located in the Ulaanbaatar city center known as “Khunsnii 20 tunnel” has been renovated by public-private partnership of Elite Construction LLC and Governor's office of the Capital city. The redevelopment work has been performed from April 25 to June 25 of this year in accordance with an order of Ulaanbaatar city mayor S.Amarsaikhan with an aim to improve the living environment of the residents and cater for pedestrian safety needs.
2000 tourists attend Eagle Festival
Bayan-Ulgii aimag’s Governor’s Office and Environment and Tourism Department jointly with Mongolian Eagle Hunter’s Association organized the Eagle Festival at Sayat Tolgoi in Bugat soum, Bayan-Ulgii aimag on October5-6.
The Steed film competes for Oscar nomination
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Steed film based on the Brown Horse poem by state poet laureate Ch Lkhamsuren is competing for an Oscar nomination in the Best International Feature Film category. This year, a total of 93 contenders are battling for the nomination.Actor G.Erdenebileg directed the film, a collaboration of the Nomadic Picture, Three Flames Pictures, and Belgute Pictures.
CNA's new documentary show explores Mongolia's role on Belt and Road Initiative
Ulaanbaatar /MOTSAME/ Channel News Asia TV (CNA), English language news channel based in Singapore, has recently released a new episode of its documentary series titled ‘The New Silk Road: Road to Russia’.