Art & Culture
‘The Colors’ to perform at SXSW Music Festival
The Mongolian post-punk, electronic rock band ‘The Colors’ is to showcase at the SXSW Music Festival, which will be taking place in the city of Austin in Texas, USA between March 11-17.
Bumbardai comics being displayed at international exhibition
Barbican Center of Great Britain has been running Mangasia project since 2017, which aims to deliver history and culture of Asian countries through comics as well as to promote international masterpieces to other countries.
‘The White Cloud of Ghinggis Khaan’ staged in Ufa
‘The White Cloud of Ghinggiis Khaan’ play based on Chingiz Aitmatov’s novella of the same name was staged at the Bashkir State Academic Drama Theater named after Mazhit Gafuri in Ufa, Russia on February 21.
Classical art sub-program to be implemented in Tuv aimag
At its regular meeting on February 21, the Local Council of Tuv aimag approved the sub-program, ‘Classical Art III’, in which some 129 suggestions of 87 local organizations are included. The Mongol Tuurgatan Theater, public library, museum, cultural centers, secondary schools, and preschools of the aimag took part in creation of the sub-program.
Mongolian circus artists win Golden Elephant
Artists of the Center for Development of Mongolian Circus yesterday won the Golden Elephant at the Eighth Golden Elephant International Circus Festival.
Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO calling support for the mother language
International Mother Language Day is marked on February 21 every year.
‘Insane Mother’ film to compete at international festival
The ‘Insane Mother’ film of X Tuts production will compete at the Independent Days International Film festival 2019 that will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany on April 3-7, according to the film crew.
Monument for song erected in Ulaanbaatar
An unveiling ceremony of a monument for Mongolian song ‘Aav eej khoyor mini (My dearest father and mother)’ was held at Lawyers’ Square, Ulaanbaatar city on February 18.
‘Break the Chain-2’ exhibition opens
In aims of expressing children and teens’ opinions through art, the ‘Break the Chain-2’ painting and drawing exhibition opened yesterday on February 18.
Musical ‘Zaya Gegeenten’ to stage in Ulaanbaatar city
Arkhangai aimag’s Musical Drama Theater is to stage a historical musical ‘Zaya Gegeenten’ composed by S.Soronzonbold and directed by D.Batbold at Ulaanbaatar Ensemble from February 28 to March 2 in Ulaanbaatar city.
Painter B.Bayartsengel receives cooperation proposals at Parallax Art Fair 2019
Painter, Carver M.Ariunbayar and Painter B.Bayartsengel took part in the ‘Parallax Art Fair 2019’ international exhibition in London on February 16-17, showcasing their artworks that depict the nomadic life of Mongolia.
E.Amartuvshin to perform at German Theatre
State Honored Artist, baritone E.Amartuvshin is to sing the lead role of ‘Rigoletto’ opera to be staged in May in the National Theatre in Munich, Germany.
Launch of book about N.Aisholpan to take place in Los Angeles
British author Louise Welsh, who is recognized with her works such as ‘The Cutting Room’ and ‘Tamburlaine Must Die’, is writing a book named ‘The Eagle Huntress’ about Mongolian eagle huntress N.Aisholpan.
Writer D.Uriankhai nominated for the Nobel Prize
Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS) has received an invitation to nominate a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2019 from the Nobel Committee of the Swedish Academy.
Film directed by Ts.Densmaa selected for Asian film festival
The short film, ‘Argal’ (Dried cow dung), directed by Ts.Densmaa, was officially selected for the Sharm El-Sheikh Asian Film Festival to compete alongside other films and represent Mongolia.
Winner of ‘Duva’ short film festival announced
Winner of the ‘Duva’ short film festival successfully organized for the second time by the National Branding Council was announced. The festival aims to bring bright sides of society through the works.
Play without actors to stage for the first time in Mongolia
‘Lifeless matter’ contemporary drama is to take place on February 23-24 at Ancore Conference & Event Venue.
O.Enkh-Erdene stays among 13 world’s best performers
Winner of Mongolia’s Got Talent 2016 O.Enkh-Erdene is participating in the global talent competition ‘The World’s Best’ which is being aired by the American TV network CBS.
‘A Drop of Air’ exhibition opens at Art Space 976
‘A Drop of Air’ solo exhibition by J.Ariuntuya opened at Art Space 976+ gallery on February 11. The exhibition features paintings and poems by the artist.
‘Bumbardai’ Animated Film wins Grand Prize
The winners of the nominations for the 16th Fish Eye International Film Festival have been recently announced. Among films sent in by producers from Mongolia, South Korea, Russia, Japan, China, Thailand and Kyrgyzstan, the animated film, ‘Bumbardai’, won the award for the best animated film.