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/ The Khusugtun, Mongolian ballad group, has staged a full-length concert in Brasilia in frames of the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Mongolia and the Federative Republic of Brazil.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian embroiderers and officials from the Bogd Khan Palace Museum and Cultural Heritage Center announced on January 25 that a Mongolian pouch crafting would be registered into the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Pianist B.Bat-Erdene will play at the Philharmonic of Republic of Buryatia, Russian Federation on February 01. B.Bat-Erdene, born in 1990, graduated from the Music and Dance College in 2008 and studied at the UWC Adriatic College in Italy.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Beauty of Mongolia and its features” photo contest among amateur photographers has announced its best photos. 12 amateur photographers took part in the contest with their 12 photos and a photo by G.Munkh-Od, which depicted ‘Hun chuluu (Kurgan stele)’ in Khovd aimag won the first place.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ E.Amartuvshin, State Honored Artist of Mongolia and soloist of the Theatre of Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet has performed his first concert at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Italy in accordance with his agreement with the theatre.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Mongolia performed “Chinggis Khaan” opera written by B.Sharav, State Prize Winner and State Merit Figure of Mongolia, on January 21-22 in Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Tengis cinema is showing two Japanese films “Silver Spoon” and “A Drop of the Grapevine” free-of-charge on Friday at 3 pm and 6 pm. The Japanese Movie Days kicked off on January 18. The 10th annual event is being organized by the Embassy of Japan in Ulaanbaatar and The Japan Foundation.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A team of Mongolian ice sculptors received one silver and three bronze medals from the 31st Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in China.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Young painter M.Gan-Ochir has planned to open his third personal exhibition named “Pattern of Soul” at the State History Museum of the State House.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Japanese anime drama film “The Garden of Words” directed by Makoto Shinkai is to be screened at the 10th Japanese Movie Days which will be organized by the Embassy of Japan to Mongolia together with the Japan Foundation in Ulaanbaatar starting from January 18, 2017.