Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 212th anniversary of birth of Hans Christian Andersen, who is respected as a king of fairytales, falls on April 2. The day is annually celebrated as an International Children’s Book day worldwide as well as in Mongolia. Children’s Book Palace of Mongolia regularly celebrates this day with its young readers.
Art & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Music artists of Ulaanbaatar Ensemble will be organizing “5 Tones” live concert of traditional and electric instruments on March 18.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ An art exhibition called “Urnult” (Crescendo) by J.Anunaran is opening at the gallery of the Union of Mongolian Artists on Thursday, March 16. The paintings highlight the patterns, which were made by life and left on human bodies.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ This year, March - International Women’s History Month is being celebrated nationwide under the slogan “Be Bold for Change”. Within the framework of the annual celebration, a photography exhibition under the theme “Beautiful body 2.0” organized by "Women for Change” NGO and "ICT Creative Division” studio with the support from the US Embassy in Ulaanbaatar opened at the Ulaanbaatar Art Gallery yesterday, March 13.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A winner was announced for the first cycle of the ‘Mongolia’s Next Top Model’ reality show format which has been a popular agenda among Mongolians for the last two months.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Short film festival named “If I were a Magician” will be organized among amateurs by “Nairamdal Rotaract Club” NGO on April 15. The festival is to be held within “The Milky way” project to combat violence against children, for the third time.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ "Neg udriin tsagaan dara ekh" (White Tara for a day), an event for creating Buddhist god White Tara took place for the fifth year at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum on March 7.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Cannes’ Cinefondation has announced the 15-project cut for the 2017 Cannes Festival Atelier co-production forum, and Mongolian director Byamba Sakhya is a new entrant in the selection.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ One of the biggest entertainment center of Mongolia “Crocus Event Hall” regularly holds 80’s and 90’s disco parties. Within the framework, “London Beat” and “La Bouche” were invited to Mongolia for the first time last year. This time, on March 7, Austrian pop band JOY will be playing at Crocus Event Hall in Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Blue Pearl 2017 ice festival has completed with success on the frozen Lake Huvsgul. Last week, more than 10,000 national and international tourists and 2,000 vehicles gathered for the festival at the Hatgal Village of Huvsgul aimag.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The National Academic Drama Theatre is opening the “Days of Classic Plays” with William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The famous play will be staged for three days on March 6-8 on the occasion of the International Women’s Day.