The Mongol Messenger
Official program of 2017 Naadam Festival
Complete list of activities of the National Naadam Holiday on the 2226th anniversary of Foundation of first Mongolian Statehood, 811th anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire and 96th anniversary of People’s Revolution of Mongolia. July 7 Friday 9.00-19.00: Uriankhai archery, at archery field at the Central Stadium named after D.Sukhbaatar /central square hereafter/
Mongolian talent around the world
True artists never back down; they understand that they are the sons and daughters of a nation. Many Mongolian artists are acknowledged around the world and they glorify Mongolia's talented people. Fine arts unbound by frame In recent years, fine arts around the world have been greatly transformed. With the emergence of contemporary art, fine arts have been invigorated with a new force. One of the leading young Mongolian contemporary artists is Odonchimeg Davaadorj who recently earned a Master’s Degree from École nationale supérieure d'arts de Paris-Cergy (ENSAPC), France. She once said, “Mongolians cannot imagine themselves without a nomadic civilization”.
Mongolian talent around the world
True artists never back down; they understand that they are the sons and daughters of a nation. Many Mongolian artists are acknowledged around the world and they glorify Mongolia's talented people. The golden baritones and opera Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar, State Honored Artist, ‘Chinggis Khaan’ Order Laureate, and Grand Prix and Gold Medal Winner of the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition is currently employed as a soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre and the Buryat State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater in Ulan-Ude, Russia, and the ‘Suld’ ensemble of the Mongolian Police Academy
Mongolian talent around the world
True artists never back down; they understand that they are the sons and daughters of a nation. Many Mongolian artists are acknowledged around the world and they glorify Mongolia's talented people. Start line and cinema Actor Amarsaikhan Baljinnyam is one of the new talents in contemporary Mongolian cinema distinguished for his fresh profile and appeal, and who has accomplished what no one else has. By portraying Ariq Boke, Khubilai Khaan’s brother in the Netflix historical series ‘Marco Polo’, Amarsaikhan became the first Mongolian actor to star in a Hollywood cinema.
Heroes of a heroic city
Life at the yellow residence Today, the inhabitants of Ulaanbaatar far exceed one million people. Soon enough, two million people will be living beneath the slopes of four mountains. In face of the harshness of life, not everyone can live prosperously. People face vexing issues and unimaginable challenges every day. Even after handling those impervious obstacles, fortune slays a man’s freedom of expression and progression. These people with all sorts of disabilities undoubtedly exist and some of them don’t even realize where they’re living.
Presidential candidates promise victory for Mongolia
Last week, the General Election Commission (GEC) granted certificates of candidacy for President of Mongolia to M.Enkhbold representing the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP), Kh.Battulga representing the Democratic Party (DP), and S.Ganbaatar representing the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP). Upon receiving their certificates, each candidate framed his objectives for the Presidency.
Mongolia has potential to lead the region in renewable energy production
Dr. Enebish Namjil is a professor at the National University of Mongolia. He worked as administrator for the Darkhan Solar Plant Project (10MW) which commissioned its full operations on January 19, 2017 in Khongor Soum of Darkhan-Uul Aimag. Dr. Enebish spoke with the Mongol Messenger during his participation in the 8th National Renewable Energy Forum and shared his thoughts on Mongolia's capability to utilize renewable energy.
Tengger Cavalry blows a new wind in the rock scene
Although the name Tengger Cavalry might not ring a bell to those who don’t have rock songs on their playlist, it must be definitely familiar to metal fans that are constantly on the lookout for new and good music. The New York-based nomadic folk metal band Tengger Cavalry’s music surely has both qualities. The band has blessed the international rock music scene with a new genre and a new sound that is nomadic folk metal. “International rock music mostly sounds western and not a lot of people are aware of Asian musical influence at all. Now, people are starting to take an interest in Asian music”, shares Nature G, leader and founder of the group in an online interview with the Mongol Messenger.
Emerging young filmmaker recognized
Director Uisenma Borchu is a young and free-spirited woman who has got dozens of ideas waiting to be interpreted and shared to people. She is a modest thinker. “I was always curious about everything and watched those who are in a weird situation. I had never imagined that I would be a director even though I loved watching movies. But I felt the need to express my thoughts and opinions. So I used to write them on a paper trying to compose a poem or story. That was me seeking ways to express what’s on my mind. And when I was 22, I realized that film could convey my messages perfectly. I had a big opportunity to study at the University of Television and Film Munich”, she says about how she became director.
Centuries of breeding make Mongolian dogs a unique species
Not far outside of Ulaanbaatar, is the ‘Ikh Mongol’ (means Great Mongolia) breeding house for dogs that originated in Mongolia. Dog breeder B.Erdenebat along with others interested in breeding Mongolian dogs founded the dog breeding house in 2004. Ever since he was a kid, B.Erdenebat loved animals and had several dogs as pets such as a German Shepard. Then, his fondness for dogs grew into a responsibility. “One day, I realized that there are almost no pure-bred Mongolian dogs around. Dogs bred from China, Tibet or somewhere else was believed to be Mongolian dogs”.
The real sound of nomads should be revived and protected
Composer talks about his accomplishments and ambitions Does the term ‘sound of Mongolia’ excite you? It should. While everybody’s aware of Mongolia’s heroic Khaans and long history, the soft power of the nation is a bit underestimated or neglected by majority of the people who take an interest in the country. Mongolia is a country of beautiful sound and immense talent. Mongolians nomads have expressed their emotion and message through many musical means including traditional long song, khoomei (throat singing) and instruments such as Morin Khuur, Tsuur or others for as long as their emergence on the Eurasian land.
Established painter holds solo exhibition on 70th birthday
On April 13, a solo exhibition of renowned painter Sanchir Namkhaitseren, member of the Union of Mongolian Artists opened at the Art Gallery of Union of Mongolian Artists to commemorate the painter’s 70th birth anniversary. Over 100 extraordinary artworks, including lifelike portraits, were displayed at the exhibition mirroring the artist’s imaginative and creative mind. For instance, Sanchir's paintings named 'Soyombo' (National emblem), 'Hero', 'D.Namdag' and 'Face' which aren’t bound by any specific painting style such as the traditional Mongolian approach to painting were on public display.
Mongolia-Russia archaeological team unveils new finds
Explorers discover an ancient toothbrush One of the showrooms of the Mongolian National Museum is exhibiting some brand ‘new’ pieces. The museum hosted the opening ceremony for an exhibition called “Culture of Ancient Cities” which unveils the most extraordinary finds belonging to the Khitan state period, one of the ancient states that occupied Mongolian land. This is a huge contribution made by a Mongolia-Russia joint research project on Nomadic Cities over the past 15 years.