Art & Culture
‘Altan Khalis’ international film festival kicks off
Official opening of the 7th ‘Altan Khalis’ international film festival is to be held today at 7 PM at iCinema.
‘The Medicine Buddha’ premieres in London
A documentary about the heritage and development of traditional medicine titled ‘The Medicine Buddha’ premiered in London on May 31.
Winners of painting competition ‘Friendship between Mongolia and China through our eyes’ announced
Winners of a painting competition ‘Friendship between Mongolia and China through our eyes’, that was organized among Chinese language schools by Menggu Xiao xi bao’ newspaper by the MONTSAME national news agency, received awards today.
Baritone E.Amartuvshin to sing with Plácido Domingo
Honored Artist of Mongolia, opera singer E.Amartuvshin will sing together with the legendary Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo.
‘Mad Nomad’ toy art exhibition on display
Group toy art exhibition titled ‘Mad Nomad’ opened at Sengeragi art gallery on May 31. The exhibition features 24 Munny works of five young artists.
Senior actors visit Chinese film production companies
On May 11-20, 22 senior actors of Mongolian cinema went on a tour to China. Within the framework of the tour, artists visited Beijing, Shanghai, Ningbo, Guangzhou and Macao special Administrative Region of China.
Eight Mongolian artworks competing in Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition of Taichung city
A total of seven artists from the Arts Council of Mongolia, Union of Mongolian Artists and the Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture are presenting their eight works at Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition of Taichung city.
Mongolian boy joins cast of Nickelodeon’s ‘All That’
On May 28, Nickelodeon revealed the all-new cast for the upcoming revival of its famous sketch comedy series from 1990s, ‘All That’.
Turkish artist’s works to be displayed
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Turkey, the exhibition of Turkish artist Akin Ekici will be displayed under the auspices of the Turkish Foreign Ministry and the Embassy of Turkey in Mongolia.
Niciton band to play concert in German cities
Artists of the Mongolian rock band ‘Niciton’ are to perform their concert in Berlin, Germany on June 1 and in Dusseldorf city on June 9.
The Hu plays first concert at home
‘The Hu’ internationally emerging band performed its debut concert ‘Gereg’ on May 24 at the White Rock Center dome hall.
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.
Yolanda Fernandez Lommen: Current ADB Country Partnership Strategy for Mongolia is the largest allocation of ADB funding since we started operations in the country