Art & Culture
Second day of National Naadam Festival
The National Naadam Festival of Mongolia is being celebrated across the nation with official holidays continuing from July 11 to 15.
Live broadcast: 2020 Naadam Festival Opening Ceremony
Mongolians are marking the annual National Naadam Festival on the occasion of the 2229th anniversary of Foundation of the first Mongolian Statehood, 814th anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire and 99th anniversary of People’s Revolution of Mongolia between July 11 and 15. Recorded live transmission of the National Naadam Festival's Opening Ceremony held on the morning of July 11, Saturday, at the XIII Century Complex in Tuv aimag - the main field of the festival is available below.
Mongolia celebrating Naadam Festival, with live broadcasts of traditional events amid COVID-19
Mongolians are celebrating the National Naadam Festival on the occasion of the 2229th anniversary of Foundation of the first Mongolian Statehood, 814th anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire and 99th anniversary of People’s Revolution of Mongolia with various traditional sports and cultural events nationwide. Days from July 11, Saturday to July 15, Wednesday mark official public holiday in the county in accordance with the law on Public Holiday.
Precious commemorative coins for sale on BoM website
Countries issue commemorative coins for special occasions. Mongolia, as well, issues precious metal coins in unique designs and small amounts to commemorate special historic events and they come into great demand on the market.
Program of events for National Naadam Festival 2020
Complete list of activities of the National Naadam Holiday on the 2229th anniversary of Foundation of first Mongolian Statehood, 814th anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire and 99th anniversary of People’s Revolution of Mongolia.
Nine White Banners Ceremony takes place
The ceremony of the Nine White Banners took place today, on the occasion of the upcoming Naadam Festival commemorating the 2229th anniversary of Foundation of the first Mongolian State, 814th anniversary of the founding of the Great Mongol Empire, and the 99th anniversary of the Mongolian People’s Revolution.
‘Mandala – Secret Tantric Temple’ photo exhibition opens in Warsaw
In honor of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Poland, the ‘Mandala – Secret Tantric Temple’ exhibition of the Choijin Lama Temple Museum opened at the Asia and Pacific Museum in Warsaw, Poland, on July 7.
The dragon-headed fiddle is made of wood, and weighs 3,020 grams. The artifact is estimated to be from the mid-20th century.
‘Mongolia: So Far Yet So Close’ exhibition video tour on YouTube
Director of the State Darwin Museum Anna Klyukina sent a letter of gratitude to Ambassador of Mongolia to the Russian Federation R.Davaa for the support in the successful organization of the opening of the ‘Mongolia: So Far Yet So Close’ exhibition
This particular copper artifact with gold coating from the early 20th century is called “Dever”. Crafted by a craftsman of Dalai Choinkhor van named Yurentei, the dever weighing 1,745 grams is one of the most valuable exhibits of the aimag museum. Dever is a pot to store spring water, and its previous owner is unknown.
Aimag and soum Naadam celebrations to take place with COVID-19 safety measures
At its meeting, the organizing committee of the Naadam Festival discussed the progress of the preparations for the festival and addressed some issues.
“Khuree Tsam-2020” religious and cultural festival to take place on June 26-30
“Khuree Tsam-2020” religious and cultural festival will take place on June 26-30, reports Gandantegchinlen Monastery,
The Hu reschedules its fundraising concert
The Hu, Mongolian Hunnu rock band, rescheduled its online fundraising concert on June 28, at 10 pm, White Rock Center, to support the State Emergency Commission of Mongolia in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Dinosaur sculpture made out of waste keys
Instructor at Vocational Training and Production Center of Dornogobi aimag N.Batbaatar along with other instructors and students crafted a dinosaur with the height of 2.25 m and weight of 115 kg using waste keys.
Damaged Duut Rock Inscription restored
Recently, the Duut Rock Inscription or known as Tsogtiin Khadnii Bichig (Rock Inscription of Tsogt Prince) located near the Mountain Tuvkhun in Delgerkhaan soum of Tuv aimag was found to be damaged from splashes of milk and oil, and more than 70 percent of the inscriptions had been darkened as a result. The inscriptions on the rock, which has been under state protection since 1971, dates back to time of 380 years ago and has been preserved until today.
Virtual Museum: Snuff bottles
In our ‘Virtual Museum’ series, we are presenting you snuff bottles that are being stored in the local museum of Bayankhongor aimag.
‘Abstract art in fashion’ fair to be held
A fair ‘Abstract art in fashion’ will be held at Zaisan Hill Complex on June 19-28.
Bayanchandmani soum to have new cultural center
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new cultural center of Bayanchandmani soum of Tuv aimag to be built with MNT 1.4 billion funding from the state budget.
G.Tumurchuluun: I found out from my students that my book was being sold at Cuban bookstores