Art & Culture
Four museums in Ulaanbaatar available to visit virtually
Members of ‘Activists’ team which was born from ‘Student Scholarship Program’ jointly run by Zorig Foundation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation are implementing ‘Virtual Museum’ project.
Head dressing and hair clips of Mongolian wives
Consisting of various parts such as the top and side parts as well as hair clips, the head dressing weighs 1,005 grams in total. Jewelry and accessories worn by wives are typically crafted with gold and silver, and uses gemstones such as pearl, turquoise, and red coral as ornaments.
Nearby streets of Choijin Lama Temple Museum to go car-free
At the regular meeting, the Presidium of the Citizens’ Representative Khural of the Capital City approved the decision to turn the streets in the Choijin Lama Temple Museum Complex area into a car-free street.
The two lotus flower sculptures
A lotus flower in full bloom that is currently being kept at the Museum of Bayankhongor aimag. The sculpture was commissioned by the 5th Lama Gegeen Luvsanperenlei togmid.
Zayiin Gegeen Monastery
The Zayiin Gegeen Monastery was founded north of Tamir River near Bulgan Mountain by Begtesjav Sain Noyon Khaan, the second son of Tumenkhen Sain Noyon in 1631. With expansions in their activities throughout the years of 1679-1930, it became one of the biggest Khalkh monasteries.
Copper dombo as tall as a seated person
A copper dombo (traditional teapot) previously used at the Delgeriin Choiriin Khiid Monastery in Darvi soum, Khovd aimag is currently being kept at the Museum of Khovd aimag. The dombo has a capacity of 16 liters and weighs 20 kg.
Hide deel made with sheepskin
Kazakh deels are unique for being made with a variety of fancy patterns suited to the person’s body and complexion.
Cultural heritage structures to be renovated
On April 21, capital city officials worked at locations with the following structures considered as cultural heritage in Ulaanbaatar city:
Intricately crafted, gold vapor coated saddle being kept in Bayan-Ulgii aimag
Although the method to craft equestrian gear as well as its features and use by the Kazakh people of Mongolia is very similar to other ethnic people in the country, there are certain features of cultural heritage that makes it unique.
Mongolian boys develop coronavirus-killing mobile game
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Two Mongolian brothers, who live in the city of London, United Kingdom, have developed a mobile game that tasks players to kill coronavirus.
The copper bucket with silver ornaments
A series of rare, valuable exhibits being kept at the Ethnography Museum of Sukhbaatar aimag is being brought to you by MONTSAME National News Agency. This time, the series continues with the copper bucket with silver ornaments made by the famous craftsman M.Baldan-Osor. He made this work for the ‘10 Days of Culture and Arts’ event organized to promote Sukhbaatar aimag.
‘The Lock with a Password’ locked and opened by names of the local area
‘The Lock with a Password’, a work by one of the famous Dariganga craftsmen Dondov Sharav, is currently being kept at the Ethnography Museum of Sukhbaatar. It is considered as one of the rare exhibits of the museum as the lock is locked and opened by the names of the local area.
The ‘Golden Bowl’ created out of craftsman's wish to have his mother drink from it
One of the rare exhibits currently being kept at the Ethnography Museum of Sukhbaatar aimag is this golden bowl. Craftsman B.Khurelbaatar coated porcelain bowl with silver, and then plated it with gold.
‘Mongolia-South Korea relations-30 years’ book published
On the occasion of the 30th diplomatic anniversary between Mongolia and the Republic of Korea (ROK), senior diplomat J.Lombo compiled and published ‘Relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Korea-30 years’ book in Mongolian and Korean languages.
The knife set with an unrepeatable design
One of the fascinating silverwork being kept at the Ethnography Museum of Sukhbaatar aimag is the knife set--a traditional accessory of Mongolian men with an unrepeatable design.
World famous music magazines feature works created by artist Ts.Davaajargal
A London based Chinabot music platform uploaded experimental soundscape works digital album titled ‘Re-exist’ released by singer of Mohanik band, composer and contemporary artist Ts.Davaajargal, in its website in March this year.
The silver bowl with a moving dragon at the bottom
MONTSAME National News Agency is presenting a series of valuable exhibits being kept at the Ethnography Museum of Sukhbaatar aimag. This time, we present a silver bowl with a moving dragon at the bottom made by one of the well-known Dariganga craftsmen, Molom Damba.
Volume on Mongolian heritage preserved in Hungary published
The volume offers the finest selection of precious items related to the culture of the Mongols preserved in libraries and museums in Budapest, Hungary.
Silver bowl with intricate lacquer illustration being kept at Sukhbaatar aimag museum
Great Craftsman of the State M.Baldan-Osor was a craftsman skilled in not only working with gold and silver, but also had many other types of skills in the area, such as inscribing patterns on copper and brass, silvering and lacquering intricately crafted porcelain, plating with gold and silver as well as polishing.
G.Tumurchuluun: I found out from my students that my book was being sold at Cuban bookstores