Art & Culture
Ice sculptures of Prague landmark to be put on display
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Czech Republic.
Earliest discovered rock art of Mongolia
We hereby present you the most remarkable/oldest petroglyphs/rock carvings and pictographs/rock paintings found by the archaeologists as named by honored scientific worker, lecturer of the Ulaanbaatar University, archaeologist D.Erdenebaatar.
Mongolian short stories now available in French
The Borealia publishing company of France published a collection of 20th century Mongolian short stories in French.
Making Airag in Khokhuur inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage
At the 14th Session of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, that took place on December 11 in Bogota city of Colombia, Mongolian traditional technique of making Airag in Khokhuur and its associated customs has been inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Experience of Mongolia on preservation of natural and cultural heritage shared
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Secretary-General of the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO Ms. S.Uyanga took part in the international workshop under the theme “The role of National Commissions in World Cultural and Natural Heritages preservation towards Sustainable Development” at the invitation of the Viet Nam National Commission for UNESCO.
‘Arga Bileg’ band released first colored vinyl album
Arga Bileg’ ethno jazz band, which presents a combination of classic jazz and traditional musical instruments, was founded in 2009 by a group of 11 professional musicians and dancers.
Talent show of Mongolian students held in Moscow
The second/final stage of the annual Devjee talent show of Mongolian students studying in Moscow, Russia took place at the concert hall of the National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering on December 9.
Mongolian Day event held in Istanbul
‘Mongolian brotherhood’ NGO and Turkish ‘Mantra travel’ agency jointly organized a Mongolian day event last weekend under the auspices of Consulate General of Mongolia in Istanbul, Turkey.
The HU members and managers receive the Order of Chinggis Khaan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the day of National Pride, Mongolian rock band The Hu was awarded the Order of Chinggis Khaan by the decree of the President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga. Founder and producer of band B.Dashdondog received the Order of Chinggis Khaan from the Mongolian President on November 26.
American Film Showcase featuring award-winning films to begin this week
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. By the initiative of the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar and in partnership with Mongolian Film Institute (MFI), ‘American Film Showcase 2019’ will be launched under the theme of “Youth Empowerment” in honor of the United States – Mongolia Year of Youth 2019.
‘Moon dance’ selected one of top six groups
The WDSF World Championship Latin Formation 2019 was held in Bremen, Germany on December 7, in which ‘Moon dance’ group was selected one of top six teams of the world with its dance ‘Falcon’, a national bird of Mongolia, and received a trophy for consecutive three years.
Replica of Chinggis Khaan’s stone inscription in Hermitage Museum handed over
On the fourth day of his official visit to the Russian Federation, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh visited the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg.
‘The Hu’ band to play concert in Japan
The Hu’, a hunnu rock band from Mongolia, is to play a concert in Japan at the beginning of 2020.
800th anniversary of Karakorum city to be marked next year
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 4, Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO reported that Mongolia and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will jointly celebrate the 800th anniversary of the establishment of the ancient Mongolian city of Karakorum.
‘Heritage overspread in the world’ exhibition running
‘Heritage overspread in the world’ exhibition has been opened at the Mongolian Theater Museum on December 3.
Mongolian photography exhibition opens in Beijing
On December 3, a photography exhibition opened in Beijing as a part of the ‘Mongolian Cultural Days’ series of events being organized on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China. Presenting the way of life, and culture of Mongolian nomads to the people of China, the exhibition consists of photography taken by G.Gan-Ulzii.
Mongolian sculptors win ice sculpturing competition
On November 25-30, the international competition of snow and ice sculptures ‘Diamonds of Yakutia’ was held with the participation of 25 teams from Belarus, Canada, China, Mongolia, Ukraine and Russia.
The Bogd Khaan's snow leopard skin ger restored
A project on restoration of the Bogd Khaan leopard skin ger has been completed with funding of the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation.
‘Mongolian Film Days 2019’ kicks off in Beijing
In the framework of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China, an event ‘Mongolian Film Days’ kicked off in Beijing, China on December 1 as a part of the various commemorative cultural events being organized on both sides.