Art & Culture
Saval Cup of Dawachi Khan
One of the highlights of Mongolia’s Uvs aimag Museum is Saval Cup of Dawachi Khan of the Dzungar Khanate.
Bronze Age stone molds
These two molds are made by carving flat stone, and one outer part is made of a sculpted bluish colored slate rock and has smooth surface while an inner part has an overall flat body with one side having a rounded arch and the other side is sculpted to an even shaped line.
Global Nomadic Art Project exhibition to be organized virtually
Under the Environmentally Friendly Mongolian Culture campaign initiated by the Ministry of Culture, Mongolian Nature Artists’ Assciaiton and Korean Nature Artists’ Association YATOO are implementing the 2020 Global Nomadic Art Project
Monument for battle of Galdan Boshugtu Khan and Manchu troops
There was found a monument with Chinese inscription telling about the historic event of a decisive battle of Galdan Boshugtu Khan of the Dzunghar Khanate (Zuungar) of Oirat Mongols with Manchu Troops of the Qing Dynasty in a place called ‘Tarvagan Shiiriin Gatsaa’ (in Mongolian) near the Tuul River in Erdene soum of Tuv aimag.
U.S.-based label’s compilation series features Mongolian artist
An experimental music piece by the lead singer of Mongolian band Mohanik, contemporary artist Ts.Davaajargal has been included in the volume one of Walk My Way compilation series produced by U.S.-based record label 577 Records.
“On connect Ulaanbaatar x Seoul” virtual event held
The Seoul Metropolitan Government held a virtual event, Monday, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its sisterhood agreement with the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: Toortsog with Emerald Inlay of Queen Dondogdulam
With a red silk lining and outer cover of crimson silk, the toortsog cap has vase-shaped satin-stitched patterns of pearl strings on six sides, where middle-sized pearls are affixed in the middle.
Velvet hat worn by wives
Originating from the early 20th century, this hat is made of velvet and cotton. The exhibit is kept in the collection of the Museum of Arkhangai aimag.
Fellow scholar of the ‘Borjigin Heritage Museum’ of Gobisumber aimag explains about the unique feature of Borjigin House, representation of the cultural heritage of the Mongols’ Borjigon clan.
Junior contortionists take second place at international circus competition
Young contortionists of Mongolia won a silver trophy at an international junior circus competition organized by the Ministry of Culture of Russia on November 27-30.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: Thrones of Bogd Khaan and Queen Dondogdulam
The VIII Bogd Jetsundamba, Sun Radiant, Myriad-Aged and Theocratic King of Religion and State with Absolute Power of Mongolia elevated by his folks and Sitatara queen Dondogdulam, Dakini Regnant of Mongolia used to sit during the state ceremonies.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: Bogd Khaan’s Toy Ger from Childhood
The Bogd Jebtsundamba used to play with the toy ger at the age of 5 when he came to Khuree from Lhasa. He was introduced to Mongolian culture and customs by playing with this Mongolian ger.
MONTSAME agency takes part in Yonhap International Press Photo Exhibition
Korean News Agency Yonhap, the current chair of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA), is holding the “International Press Photo Exhibition: At the Scenes of the Pandemic” to share the stories of people in all corners of the world amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: The Clock Temple
The Clock Temple was located in Khaistai Lavring - the summer palace of the Bogd Khaan. It stood next to the Bogd Khaan’s palace from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: Silver Deer
An interesting artifact tracing back to the time of the Turkic Khaganate in the 8th century is this particular silver deer sculpture.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: Noyon Khult Deel
One of the precious artifacts being kept in the collection of the National Museum of Mongolia is this noyon khult deel made with silk brocade from the 17th to early 20th century.
Mongolian wins prize for TV show on Japanese internees
Oyunchimeg Khongorzul racked her brain when she read a newspaper article online that the National University of Mongolia, her alma mater, had been built on the backs of Japanese detainees.
Agtana Khureet festival takes place in Sukhbaatar aimag
‘Agtana Khureet’ festival of horsemen and international photography took place for the third year on Shiliin Bogd Mountain in Sukhbaatar aimag on November 7.
Archival documents on Mongolia-Soviet relations during World War II on display
An exhibition ‘Mongolia-Soviet relations and cooperation during the Second World War’ on archival documents opened on November 5 at the exhibition hall of the General Archival Authority.