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 Mongol Naadam Complex and the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO signed a memorandum of mutual understanding on cooperation on January 12.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A “White Khadag” movie produced by “Khulegu Pictures” film company and the Mongolian Judo Association, has been nominated to the International Film Festivals. The movie based on the life of judoka D.Sumiya, State Honored Athlete of Mongolia and silver medalist of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “The Sun Foal" personal exhibition by D.Batmunkh, painter and teacher of the Mongolian Fine Art Institute opened on January 12 at the Purple Art Gallery.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “A Good Father” movie produced by “Pro stars films” production will be premiered in theatres starting January 20. Dedicated to late taxi driver T.Davaasuren, who was known as a great father to the public, the film was initiated by D.Amarjargal and produced by S.Chuluuntogtokh, director of the “Pro stars films” and directed by S.Bujin, who also wrote the screenplay.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A thread-knotting ceremony for an embroidery appliqué based on the Secret History of the Mongols will take place on January 9 in Dornod, informed the local authority.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Yesterday, a 3-year-old female tiger ‘Magda’ of the Demidovs Circus, Russia took a walk around the streets of Ulaanbaatar, attracting children’s and youth interest. The Demidovs Circus is performing a show at ASA Circus in Ulaanbaatar on January 6-8, where performances of tigers and lions as well as motorbike artists are entertaining the Mongolian audience.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ With an aim to reinforce Mongolian fashion industry with new outlook and expression, private channel Edutainment TV is bringing the international ‘Next Top Model’ reality television show format to Mongolia with an official license from CBS Studios International.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolia’s “Khusugtun” folk music band, a runner-up of the Asia’s Got Talent 2015’ show will stage its concert in Brazil on January 19.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A Mongolian teenager Bumchin Tegshjargal, 17, is now called along with his Russian partner Michelle Klets “the reigning young champions of US Latin ballroom dancing”. They have won countless nationwide dance championships together in the USA, where they live.