Art & Culture
Amarsaikhan Honored with Pinnacle Career Achievement Award
Mongolian writer, actor, director, and producer Amarsaikhan Baljinnyam was awarded the Pinnacle Career Achievement Award at the Asian Pop-Up Cinema: Season 17 in Chicago on September 28, 2023, for his outstanding and enduring work in more than 20 films and the Netflix original series Marco Polo.
“Value of a Tiny Stone”: Majestic Exhibition for Jamsran Tserendorj
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of famous Mongolian painter Jamsran Tserendorj, a majestic artwork exhibition, "Atgakhan Chuluunii Une Tsene" [“Value of a Tiny Stone”], opened at the National Art Gallery of Mongolia on September 28, 2023.
This Week in Mongolia
The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa will attend the UN General Assembly on September 18-19, 2023.
First Ever Performance of Morin Khuur Ensemble at Sydney Opera House
In the frame of the official visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg to the Commonwealth of Australia, the Cultural Envoy of Mongolia – Morin Khuur Ensemble presented its performance "The Beautiful Country of Mongolia" for the first time at the world-famous Sydney Opera House on September 14, 2023.
Tergel Wins Best Actor at Venice International Film Festival
Newcomer Tergel Bold-Erdene won the Orizzonti Award for Best Actor at the 80th Venice International Film Festival (VIFF) for his role as a teenage shaman in the feature debut "City of Wind" of acclaimed Shorts Director Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir.
Discovering “Our Dreams” through Artworks of People's Artist Amgalan
An exhibition “Our Dreams” dedicated to the 90th birthday anniversary of Amgalan Dagdan, the People’s Painter and Laurette of the State Premium of Mongolia was opened on September 4, 2023 at the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery.
Pope Francis' Visit to Mongolia Post Stamp Unveiled
The unveiling ceremony of the post stamp "Pope Francis' visit to Mongolia" made in connection with this visit was held yesterday on September 31 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
This Week in Mongolia
The State Great Khural, World Health Organization, and the Ministry of Health will co-organize the Seventh Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentarian Forum (APPF) on Global Health under the theme "Building primary health care for the future" in Ulaanbaatar on August 21-23.
UB Food Festival 2023 for the Ninth Year
The Festival aims to introduce Mongolian national cuisine to foreign visitors and own citizens, create travel products and innovative services that meet the needs of tourists, improve the culture of hospitality, and spread the philosophy of the city.
Congress of Mongolists: Khuduu Aral was Rear Area of Great Mongol Empire
Khuduu Aral of Kherlen was a rear area, where Chinggis Khaan and his army stayed for a longer period of time, emphasizes Dr. Tsogtbaatar in his presentation on Khuduu Aral of Kherlen: Historical Facts and the Results of Archeological Research at the XII International Congress of Mongolists in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar International Music Festival to be Held in August
The UB Festival Orchestra, founded in 2020 by the initiative of Khuyag Tuvdendorj, Soloist of Kunming International Philharmonic, China, will organize its second international music festival in Ulaanbaatar on August 14-23, 2023.
Empowering Mongolian Filmmakers through "Film Nomad"
Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and the Mongolian National Film Council, the "Digital Participation of Citizens" NGO is conducting an international film development program named "Film Nomad."
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum is Under Renovation
The Bogd Khaan Palace Museum is currently under renovation, with 50-percent completion.
Yak Festival Held in Khuvsgul
Yak Festival-2023, a tourism event took place at Dalan Bulag in Alag-Erdene soum, Khuvsgul aimag on July 20-21 within the Years to Visit Mongolia.
Photo Exhibition of Japanese Artist Opens
A photo exhibition of Japanese artist Kazz Morishita opens today at Mongol Art Gallery. Mr. Morishita's photographs capture the essence of Japan's natural beauty and showcase the artist's perspective and artistic expression. The “Nevertheless time goes by” exhibition will give you an opportunity to get acquainted with the rich and diverse world of Japanese photography, notes the host Gallery.
N. Chuluunkhuu Acclaimed at the International Competition
N. Chuluunkhuu, a soloist of the State Opera and Ballet Academic Theatre, has earned an honorable mention at the Fourteenth Elena Obraztsova International Competition of Young Opera Singers, organized in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Culture Naadam: Promoting Cultural Heritage
Commemorating the Naadam Festival, the "Culture Naadam" was jointly organized by the Mongolian National University of Arts and Culture, the Arts Council of Mongolia, and Rio Tinto Mongolia LLC at the "Mongol Naadam" Complex in Khui Doloon Khudag on July 11-12.
National Naadam Festival Closes
The National Naadam Festival has closed with a short concert and the closing announcement by the President, just after the 9th round of the Wrestling tournament ended at the Central Stadium.
Second Day of the National Naadam Festival
Above five-year-old horse (Ikh nas) and Stallion horse races were held today at Khui Doloon Khudag, while round 1-2 of the Wrestling tournament, final matches of National Khana Archery tournament and semi-final of Knucklebone shooting tournament took place at the Archery field and the Knucklebone shooting field at the Central Stadium.
“Beautiful Country Mongolia” Concert Everyday at the Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
The Mongolian Grand Theatre of National Arts has started staging a “Wonderful Country Mongolia” concert for foreign and domestic tourists in connection with the Government’s declaration “Years to Visit Mongolia.”