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/ A fashion show combining tradition with the contemporary designs dubbed as “UB Kimono” was held last Saturday, March 24, at the Japanese Embassy in Ulaanbaatar. The event was organized in honor of the 45th jubilee of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Japan.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ This year marks the 30th anniversary of Three Hills of Misfortune ballet which was first staged on March 28, 30 years from now.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The original statue of General D.Sukhbaatar which stood at the central square of Ulaanbaatar city over 70 years, is now located in Delger’s choir monastery in a Delgertsogt soum of Dundgobi aimag. The monument was removed from the square three years ago by a decision of the Citizens Representative Meeting of the capital to re-erect it with bronze.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On the occasion of the World Poetry Day, observed on March 21, Zokhist Dorno publishing company and the Union of Mongolian Photographers jointly organized an exhibition called “Poems in Photos”.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Refreshing manifestations of the simple yet breathtaking beauty of forest, its greenery and life amid the trees reimagined by the inquisitive and imaginative minds of children are what await nature lovers at ‘Wonders of Mongolian Forest’ exhibition.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian Salsa Dance Association is going to organize a series of dance events, workshop and festival of salsa, bachata and kizomba at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Ulaanbaatar on March 22-25. Romanian dancer Alexandra Ichim and Russian dancer Andrey Korzun will arrive in Mongolia to work as judges at the festival and share their dance experiences.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ "Kings of Kings” exhibition of wax figures opened at the Museum, Research and Training Center of Dornogobi province on March 17.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Khusugtun Mongolian ethnic ballad group is on a concert tour named “Khusugtun Team at World Stage 2017” in the USA and Canada until March 26. The band has a big aspiration to promote Mongolian traditional folk music to the world.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Embassy of Mongolia to the Kingdom of Belgium in collaboration with the European Institute for Asian Studies organized an introductory event of the “Aquarium” story collection of Mongolian author L.Ulziitugs’ in Brussels, Belgium on March 13.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A mobile museum named “Ancient Culture” of Dornogobi aimag journeyerd to Airag soum of the aimag on March 11. A total of 50 exhibits, including items that reflect local people’s culture and tradition as well as natural and historical findings in Airag soum were displayed.