Naadam festival beginsSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ National Naadam festival officially opened with the arrival of Nine White Banners to the Central Stadium, which was carried out all the way from Sukhbaatar square.
This year marks the the 2228th anniversary of the Statehood, 813th anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire and 98th anniversary of the People’s Revolution.
President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga made opening remarks at the ceremony and paid respect to the Nine White Banners. It was followed with the traditional concert and performance.
The Nine White Banners were initiated by Chinggis Khaan after the establishment of the Great Mongol Empire. The Mongolian people have been honoring the banners ever since.