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.
Art & Culture
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.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On the occasion of the Mongolian traditional Lunar New Year, the Embassy of Mongolia in Prague, Czech Republic and “Step in Mongolia” Mongolian-French tourism company co-organized a cultural event to introduce Mongolian history, customs and tradition on February 13 in Prague.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Young violinists of ‘Anu music’ violin studio, M.Anujin, M.Anungoo and D.Sanchirmaa each won second place in an international music festival ‘Kreshendo’ held in the USA. The festival had started receiving records played by participants since last December and selected young violinists were invited to play in the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Theater in New York.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 10, the National Library of Mongolia held a ceremony to receive UNESCO's certificate of registering xylograph edition of ‘Merged Garakhiin Oron' or 'Towards attaining wisdom’. The xylograph of 'Towards Attaining Wisdom' glossary was included in the Asia-Pacific Registry of the Memory of the World by UNESCO in May 2016.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The second “International Watercolor Biennale 2017” exhibition will be held at the National Historical Museum, Tirana, Albania from March 12 to April 12. Mongolian artist S.Munkhbaatar’s art was selected as the Top Ten works of the exhibition.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In an international piano competition "Ciudad de Huesca" that took place in Huesca (Spain) on January 23 to 29, Mongolian youngsters of Music and Dance College of Mongolia, Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture and the Children’s Palace triumphed over the contestants.