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/ Mongolian musician Dolgoon, nicknamed "Magnolian" will participate in the South by Southwest-2017 Festival (SXSW), in Austin, Texas, USA in March 10-19. The Indie-folk musician Magnolian is recognized with his ‘Famous Men’ album, released in 2016. Last June, "nerdist.com" website of the US named his album as one of the best underground album of 2016.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In the margin of the Winter of Nomads 2017 events, an Eagle Festival was held at the Chinggisiin Khuree tour camp on March 5. The ‘Eagle Hutress’ Aisholpan, 17, was invited along with 20 other eagle hunters, coming all the way from the most western province of Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian young artist S.Purevkhuu is opening his exhibition at “montARTphon” Gallery of Schruns, Austria from March 11 to April 2. Around 70 oil and watercolor artworks of Mongolian nature and lifestyle will be displayed in the exhibition.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre of Russia and State Honored Artist of Mongolia baritone G.Ariunbaatar and soloist of the Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Mongolia tenor B.Batjargal have made the final 20 of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian artists are going to attend Oxford International Art Fair 2017, which will be held on February 24-26 at the Oxford Town Hall in Oxford, England.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Best music of the 30th annual “Morin Khuur 2016” festival (horsehead fiddle) has announced their winners. “Tenger Ikh Tal” (Grand Plain of the Sky) received Grand Prix award for the Best song of 2016.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Applique or silk art is a Mongolian unique art form of invaluable creativity made alive by meticulous handcraft and incredible conception. Only four of such astonishing painting exists in Mongolia and one of them is being preserved at a museum in Zuunmod soum of Tuv aimag.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ "Mongolian Art - Wood Crafting" an exhibition on Mongolian wood crafting is taking place at 'The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum' between February 22 and March 22. During the opening ceremony held today, general issues on the preservation of museum objects and exhibits were discussed among the experts and public.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Collection of Darkhad songs” book has been released by Office of National Council on Language policy to introduce different dialects of local regions and areas, to inherit culture to next generation.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The third annual Winter Horse Festival 2017 took place in Altanbulag soum of Tuv aimag with some extraordinary performances and competitions on February 18 and 19. The festival was attended by a renowned traditional wrestling champion, MP A.Sukhbat who is also a native of Tuv aimag.