Mongolian Naadam festival organized in Poland

Art & Culture
2016-07-05 13:08:17

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian Naadam-2016 event has taken place in Warsaw among Mongolians residing in Poland, the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported Tuesday.

N.Bataa, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to Poland made the opening remarks at the festival and greeted guests on the national event. The “Mongolian melody” group of voluntary artists staged a concert during the festival which attracted 200-250 Mongolians from Wroclav, Krakow, Katowice, Gdansk and other cities. Polish public representatives also attended the event, where they also tasted Mongolian cuisine and dairy products.

The festival’s national wrestling tournament was held among 16 wrestlers. Besides wrestling, sports competitions took place in archery, ankle-bone shooting, sprint running and tug-of-war in two age categories. Winners of each competition received certificates and gifts from the Mongolian Embassy.

In addition, the Ambassador handed over certificates to some institutions and individuals for successful and effective works.