Art & Culture
MNB to partner with Zvezda channel of Russia to create documentary
A proposal of partnership to Zvezda, the Russian nationwide TV network run by the Russian Ministry of Defense, at the initiation of the Director General of Mongolian National Broadcaster (MNB) L.Ninjjamts has been accepted. Thus, as according to the agreement, the working group of the two parties held a video conference on May 23 with participation of General Producer of Zvezda TV Network B.G.Yanovsky.
The Royal Danish Ballet to perform in Ulaanbaatar
Organizers of the ‘Royal Danish Ballet in Ulaanbaatar’ to be held on June 29 at Corporate Convention Centre gave briefing about the event.
Painting exhibition of Mongolian artists opens in Ottawa
On May 24, an exhibition featuring over 30 oil paintings of the astounding natural landscapes of Mongolia created by Ch.Bolor who successfully participated in an international painting contest in Vancouver, opened in Ottawa on May 24.
Chingeltei Festival takes place for the seventh year
‘Chingeltei Festival’ was held for the seventh year under theme ‘Pride of Mongolia’ on May 25 in Ankara street.
‘Metro-Metropolis-Metrosexual’ photo exhibition on display
Artist B.Bat-Orgil is presenting his project ‘Metro-Metropolis-Metrosexual’ at the 976 Art Gallery. The project aims to reveal the image of modern cities, daily routine, mindset of its residents, unique features of the nation and technological achievements through series of photos.
Young Hollywood actor portrays Mongolian herder boy
The Burn Your Maps film directed by the famous Hollywood director Jordan Roberts will be officially released in the coming month. The film plot revolves around a young boy who dreams of becoming a Mongolian herder, who is played by a young actor named Jacob Trambley known for his role in The Room.
Actress I.Odonchimeg attends conference at Asian Film and TV Week
State Honored Actress I.Odonchimeg is attending a conference, with the theme of Asian civilizations, in the frameworks of the Asian Film and TV Week, which is being held from May 16 to 21 in China.
Project to transmit Limbe Performers-Circular Breathings
With support of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund, the National Center of Cultural Heritage at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports, Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO and Mongolian Association of Limbe Performers started implementing a project ‘Transmitting and Stabilizing the Folk Long Song Performance Technique of Limbe Performers-Circular Breathings’ between 2019 and 2021.
Puppetry Development project to be implemented
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation has announced scholarship competition at the beginning of 2019 in aims of contributing to arts and cultural development of Mongolia, strengthening cultural diverse and special features, using arts in the social development in a creative way as well as encouraging new initiatives.
Japanese arts and culture promoted
On May 18 or on the occasion of International Museum Day, Japanese painting, calligraphy, haiku, embroidery and decorative arts performances and sake label craft festival was organized by Mongolian National Art Gallery in collaboration with Japanese artists .
Grand prize winner of Asian Championship of Folklore to win 4,000 euros
The first ever Asian Championship of Folklore - Asia Folk 2019 will be taking place in Ulaanbaatar on June 12-16.
President meets The Hu band
Today, President Kh.Battulga received producer and singer B. Dashdondog and members of The Hu, heavy metal band of Mongolia, which performs in a new genre so called Hunnu Rock.
Project by national filmmaker selected in Open Doors Locarno
A film project by filmmaker P.Lkhagvadulam and P.Zoljargal was selected in the Open Doors section of Locarno Film Festival.
38 films to compete in Altan Khalis International Film Festival
The films selected for the official competition section of the 7th Altan Khalis International Film Festival, organized by the Mongolian Film Institute, has recently been announced. From the 480 films of 64 countries received, 38 short films were selected for this year’s film festival.
Peter Pan musical to be staged for the first time in Mongolia
On the occasion of the 380th anniversary of the establishment of the capital city at the initiation of the Silk Road Foundation, the Peter Pan musical of the worldwide famous Broadway theatre will be performed in Mongolia for the very first time in October this year. The organizers reported that the children performing in the musical are to be selected through an audition, which will be taking place on May 18.
Children’s ballet about Berlin Airlift to be staged
‘The history of Berlin Airlift’ children’s ballet will be staged for free at the Ulaanbaatar Ensemble on May 18.
‘Mongolian film days’ taking place in Zagreb
The Embassy of Mongolia to the Republic of Croatia in collaboration with the City Administration of the City of Zagreb is organizing ‘Mongolian film days’ in Zagreb, Croatia on May 13-15.
Exhibition of books in Mongolian script opened at UN Headquarters
On May 13, an exhibition featuring books in Mongolian script opened at the Headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in New York
Project by Mongolian artists highly appraised at Venice Biennale
An exhibition of Mongolian artists titled ‘A Temporality’ featuring different types of artworks and performances is stunning the audiences at the Venice Biennale.
Ch.Batzaya: Eagle-holding Kazakh man on horseback, towering Altai Mountains perfect combination
Mongol Ecology Center: Children tend to care more about the nature and environment than adults