Art & Culture
Minister of Culture meets with heads of relevant organizations
On March 4, Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin met with heads of the organizations operating under Ministry's.
From the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum: Boots worn for Tsam Ritual Dance
The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum keeps a pair of boots decorated with makara worn for the tsam ritual dance that traces back to the 19th to the early 20th century.
Photo exhibition opens to display the history of Mongolia-India relations
A photo exhibition under the theme ‘Cultural Connect: Mongolia-India through heritage of Great Chinggis Khaan’ opened today, March 1, at the National Museum of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar.
Cooperation between Culture and Construction Ministries discussed
Minister of Culture Ch.Nomin held a meeting with Minister of Construction and Urban Development B.Munkhbaatar and other government officials on March 01.
From the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum: Silver Incense Burner
One of the highlight works of craftsmanship - the silver incense burner made by a well-known craftsman named Yerentei Gompil is being kept at the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum.
Under the Turquoise Sky premieres in Tokyo
Under the Turquoise Sky film by Mongolian and Japanese artists premiered with positive reception at the Shinjuku Piccadilly Cinema in Tokyo, Japan on February 19.
“Horse Tamer” documentary by French director wins Grand Prize at International Mountain Film Festival
The 24th Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival kicked off online on February 19 and selected the best films.
Opera singer G.Ariunbaatar performs at gala concert for Defender of the Fatherland Day of Russia
State Honored Artist of Mongolia, opera singer G.Ariunbaatar performed a song "Я люблю тебя, жизнь!" in collaboration with military ensemble named after Alexandrov at the ceremonial concert which is organized on annual February 23 by the Russian Ministry of Defense dedicated to “Defender of the Fatherland Day”.
From the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum: Percussion Instruments
The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum currently keeps a certain number of percussion instruments that are recorded to have been used in shaman and Buddhist practices as well as during wars and conquests throughout history.
Z.Amin-Erdene wins 3rd prize at Young Euregio Piano Award
Young pianist Z.Amin-Erdene won the 3rd prize at the online edition of “Young Euregio Piano Award” held in Germany.
Mongolian dancers receive prizes at the international dance competition
The International United Cloud Dance Competition (IUCDC) was organized online under the patronage of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to promote dance art. More than 1000 artists from 16 countries participated in the competition, which lasted over two months online, and winners were announced on February 12.
Mongolian and Taiwanese museums hold joint video conference
The Mongolian National Museum and the National Royal Palace Museum of Taiwan jointly organized a video conference on February 8 to share experiences on museum volunteer activities and management. This is not only the first video discussion and meeting jointly organized between the two museums, but also a new event in the history of museums, historical and cultural relations and cooperation between the parties.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: The Bogd Khaan’s “zoo”
Aside from issuing various decrees on protecting the environment, the 8th Bogd Jebtsundamba Khutuktu was known to take great interest in natural sciences, establishing a certain type of zoo that had never been established before in Mongolia.
Mongolian nomadic life captured in photos
These stunning photos show the harsh reality of life for Mongolian nomads who live on the country's vast steppe.
Top inheritor of intangible cultural heritage for 2020 selected
Citizen of Malchin soum, Uvs aimag, ikhel player, biyelgee dancer Khumbaa Jutaa has been selected as the top inheritor of intangible cultural heritage for the year of 2020.
Ministry of Culture to cooperate with TIKA
Deputy Minister of Culture M.Batbayar and Head of the Department of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture, on February 5 met with coordinator of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency in Mongolia Emrah Ustaomer.
Mongolian commemorative coin wins international award
The commemorative coin of Mongolia ‘Tsagaan Uul’ (Edelweiss) won 3rd place award in the category of ‘Best artistic solution’ of the 14th international coin contest - Coin Constellation 2020.
Four Mongolian bands to perform at “Music Lane Festival”
Mongolian bands, namely, “Nisvanis”, “Mohanik”, “Magnolian” and “The Colors” are to participate in “Music Lane Festival” that will take place in Okinawa, Japan.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: General D.Sukhbaatar’s ceremonial hat
In our series of highlight artifacts being kept at the National Museum of Mongolia, we are presenting the ceremonial hat of General D.Sukhbaatar who led the movement for the freedom of the people of Mongolia and the country’s independence.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: Queen Consort Dondogdulam’s Prayer Beads
Prayer beads are found in sets of 108, 54, 27, 21, and 18. They are commonly found in countries that have a large population of Buddhists, such as Mongolia, Tibet, India, Myanmar, Japan, China, Korea, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, and Vietnam.