Art & Culture
Exhibition on victory of Battle in Khalkh River opens in Ulaanbaatar
An exhibition dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Khalkhin Gol Battle (Battles of Khalkhin Gol) opened at the National Museum of Mongolia yesterday, August 12.
Korea Week launched at National Garden Park
On the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Korea, Governor’s Office of the capital city in collaboration with the ROK Embassy in Mongolia are organizing the Korea Week in Mongolia.
The Hu becomes Cultural Envoy of Mongolia
On August 10, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia presented a Certificate of Cultural Envoy of Mongolia to The Hu band, an emerging hunnu rock band from Mongolia, extending gratitude for giving the world access to Mongolia’s rock culture.
Museums of Natural History and Dinosaurs to come together in one location
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Government of Mongolia has recently made a decision to demolish the building of the Museum of Natural History, which had been closed to the public since June 2013 for reconstruction. Prior to this decision, on August 3, the Government also announced the decision to merge the Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs with the Museum of Natural History.
National artists perform at the European Folklore Festival
For the first time, Mongolia participated in the 30th European Folklore Festival held in Neustadt in Holstein, Germany between July 26 and August 3.
Foreign tourists experience authentic felt making tradition
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In Khujirt soum of Uvurkhangai aimag, a felt making festival took place for the seventh year, attracting more than 1000 local and foreign tourists. The event was aimed at promoting the felt and felt making tradition, one of the traditional heritage and practices of the Mongolian people, and creating new artifacts combining the traditional way of felt making with modern approaches and attracting tourists.
The Steppes of Genghis Khan: Nomads of Mongolia exhibition on display in Denmark
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The National Museum of Denmark is organizing an exhibition "The Steppes of Genghis Khan: Nomads of Mongolia" . Visitors are able to time travel on the Trans-Siberian Railway, a towering Ger, a magical bonfire site and the mummy of a warrior.
"Tea Road" cultural and heritage festival to be held
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ From 13 to 16 August. “Tea Road” heritage and cultural festival will be organized for the second time in Khovd aimag, home to many ethnic groups. There are people of 17 ethnic groups, such as Altai Uriankhai, Durvud, Zakhchin, Myangad, Olot, Torghut, Khalkha, Khoshut, Kazakh and Tuva live in 17 soums of Khovd aimag. This festival aims to promote and pass down the tangible and intangible cultural heritage, folk art and tea culture of these ethnic communities and develop local tourism sector.
"Discovery Channel" on hiking tour in western Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Discovery Channel is making a documentary film about hiking adventures in Mongolia with the "Grand Altai Travel" company in the Bayan-Ulgii aimag.
Mongolian man astounds the jury at Australia’s Got Talent
B.Battulga passed the first stage of the Australia’s Got Talent show that kicked off last week with four yes votes for his impressive performance depicting the strength and mightiness of a Mongolian.
Three medals grabbed at int’l ballet competition
Mongolian junior ballet dancers successfully participated in the first Xiamen International Ballet Competition held in Fujian, China between July 30 and August 4.
Yak festival to take place this month
The Mongolian Yak festival aimed at promoting the bovine to foreign and domestic tourists will be held on August 17 to 20 in the Taikhar Rock in Ikh Tamir soum of Arkhangai aimag.
‘The Sun over the Placid World’ art festival to take place in Dundgobi
‘The Sun over the Placid World’ art festival will be held at the first open-air theater of Mongolia in the Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve, Gurvansaikhan soum, Dundgobi aimag from August 9 to 11.
‘Classical Melody’ orchestra concert to take place at the bank of Kherlen River
Dornod aimag announced the year of 2019 as the year to support tourism. In its framework, a decision has been made to annually organize the orchestra concert, ‘Classical Melody’, by the Musical Drama Theatre of the aimag at the ‘Nairamdal’ park near the bank of Kherlen River on August 4 from this year on.
Honored Artist D.Altankhuyag judging at high-level int’l competition
The first Xiamen International Ballet Competition is being held in Fujian, China between July 30 and August 4.
Mongolian dancer wins 1st place at international dance competition
Young artist and dancer of the Mongolian Grand Theatre of National Arts B.Erdenebayar performed a traditional folk dance of Ukraine in the ethnic dance division of the 16th Seoul International Dance Competition 2019, and won the first place. The international dance competition took place in Seoul, Republic of Korea on July 19-24.
‘Mongolians of the World’ children’s folk art festival takes place
In aims of passing on and promoting the great folk art repertoire to Mongolian children and the next generations, developing their talent and skills, doing a joint performance, developing a sense of pride in the traditional culture, arts and heritage, and enhancing cultural exchange, the annual ‘Mongolians of the World’ children’s folk art festival took place for the second year on July 22-23.
Mongolian and Inner Mongolian children's paintings displayed
A joint paintings exhibition ‘Friendship’ by Mongolian and Inner Mongolian children was opened on July 25 at ‘Ord’ gallery of the Junior Center for Creative Arts.
'Timeless' exhibition on display
'Timeless' solo exhibition of artist Ts.Battur is on display at 976 Art Gallery.
Dariganga silver art exhibition on display
On the occasion of the 95th anniversary of the establishment of museum in Mongolia and the 70tth anniversary of the Ethnographic Museum of Sukhbaatar aimag, an exhibition of Dariganga style silver items titled ‘Precious heritage’ opened at the National Museum of Mongolia.