UB-based club of cultural attaches founded

Art & Culture
2016-06-28 15:48:10

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A ceremony took place on Tuesday in the “976” Fine Art Gallery to launch activities of a new club of cultural attaches in Ulaanbaatar.

The club was founded at the initiative of the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in line with an international diplomatic practice.

L.Purevsuren, the Mongolian Minister of Foreign Affairs made opening remarks at the ceremony which was attended by representatives of the diplomatic missions in Ulaanbaatar. Following the opening, B.Gantuya, founder of the “976” gallery briefed about the development of the contemporary art in Mongolia and held conversations with the guests.

Main objectives of the club are to promote Mongolian history, custom, arts, tangible and intangible pieces of cultural heritage such as traditional sports, handcrafts and historical sites to foreign diplomats and to provide them with information about the state policy and actions in the cultural sector. The club also serves to support contacts between the diplomatic missions and domestic cultural organizations and to forward new initiatives for diplomats regarding cultural cooperation.