Following its Tsagaan Sar traditions, Gandantegchenling Monastery, central institute of Mongolian Buddhism will perform a chant called ‘Tseder Lhamo’ which is a praise to the Protectress Palden Lhamo on Bituun, Buddhist blessings from the first day of lunar new year until the 15th day, and torma (balin in Mongolian) blessing ritual.
Art and Culture
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.
After holding 'Mongolia’s Got Talent' reality show for two successful years, the Mongol TV team is bringing one of the best television content 'The Voice' international singing competition to Mongolia.
The exhibition showcases some 400 archaeological exhibits, out of more than 1,800 historical and archaeological findings that entered the museum treasury between 2014 and 2016.
On February 6, realist painter Kh.Bayar opened his solo exhibition so called ‘Wind with a smell of Mongolia’ at the Best Art Gallery of the Mongolian Artists Union.
‘Mongol Costumes’ company, modern fashion brand maker from Mongolian traditional dress is working to design and produce some garments to be displayed at the National History museum. Mongol Deel is an important component of Eastern culture like Japanese kimono, Indian sari or Korean hanbok. The company strives to make Mongolian modern Deel a world brand.
An exhibition named ‘Wonders of Art of Embroidery’ hosted by the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum unveiled accessories and clothes of Mongolia’s last King Jebtsundamba Khutuktu and Queen Dondogdulam including the king’s pouch.
Museum of Ulaanbaatar, established in 1956, shows history and development of the capital city Ulaanbaatar. The museum has three halls, where exhibits are demonstrated, according to historic development periods of Ulaanbaatar. It has over 3300 collections, however only one third of them are on display for visitors.
With the upcoming Chinese Lunar year (New Year) celebration from 27th to 29th of this month, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and Chinese cultural center held a series of events in Ulaanbaatar last week.