Art & Culture
Experimental sound performance featuring throat singing to be presented
Artist E.Jantsankhorol in collaboration with German musician Carsten Nicolai and Mongolian throat singers are working on ‘A Temporality’ contemporary art project curated by B.Gantuya, the director of Mongolian Contemporary Art Support Association (MCASA).
‘The Crimean Bridge’ premiered in Ulaanbaatar
On March 18, a film ‘The Crimean Bridge’ directed by Tigran Keosayan and created for 5th anniversary of joining of Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia was premiered at Russian Scientific and Cultural Center in Ulaanbaatar city.
Mongolian artists acquire grand prix at ‘Nomad Universe’ ethnofestival
Mongolian artists won two Grand Prix at the international ethnofestival, ‘Nomad Universe’, took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 9-19 in the framework of the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival.
‘Nomads of Altai -2019’ festival begins
A winter tourism festival ‘Nomads of Altai’ started today in Bayan-Ulgii aimag.
Book named Chinese workers in the Mongolian People’s Republic published
A book named ‘Chinese workers in the Mongolian People’s Republic’ /1945-1964/ was published by Historical Science Doctor D.Naranjargal for the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between Mongolia and China.
Indian dance festival organized
On March 14, 22nd annual Festival of Indian dance- ‘Melody of Ganga river’ was co-organized by the Indian cultural center in Mongolia and Children’s Palace.
President visits some museums
On March 11, President Kh.Battulga, accompanied by Minister of Education, Culture, Sciences and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg and authorities in charge of cultural issues of the city, visited Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs, Fine Arts G.Zanabazar Museum and the National Museum of Mongolia.
First Morin Khuur Festival in USA takes place
The First Morin Khuur Festival in the USA took place in the city of Ann Arbor in Michigan, USA on March 9-10. Initiated by ‘Khuurchiinkhan’ Morin Khuur Learning Center, the festival was organized by the Mongolian Cultural Organization at the University of Michigan.
‘Welcome to Mongolia’ song wins Golden City Gate 2019 award
On March 7, a song named ‘Welcome to Mongolia’ won First Star award in music clip category at the Golden City Gate 2019, an international tourism film- and multimedia competition held during the world leading travel trade event, ITB Berlin.
E.Amartuvshin and Ch.Badral to perform at Verona Arena
Two Mongolian singers E.Amartuvshin and Ch.Badral will sing during the 97th edition of the Arena di Verona Opera Festival to take place in the Verona amphitheatre from June 21 to September 7.
Mongolian indie rock bands to perform at SXSW
On March 6, U.S. Ambassador Michael Klecheski met representatives of Mongolian indie rock bands who will perform at the SXSW Music Festival, which will be taking place in the city of Austin in Texas, USA on March 11-17.
Mongolian singers succeed at singing competition in Ulan-Ude
Mongolian singers N.Nar-Oyu and J.Ariunjargal have successfully participated in the Beliy Mesyats or White Moon, an international pop song performers contest held in Ulan-Ude, Russia.
‘Die Fledermaus’ operetta by J.Strauss to stage
The artists of the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet is to stage the three-act operetta, ‘Die Fledermaus (The Bat)’, on March 9.
‘Grain of apple’ joint exhibition opens
A joint exhibition of young artists ‘Grain of apple’ opened at Khaan art gallery. The exhibition reveals the concept of impermanence under its main theme ‘every ending is a new beginning’.
Exhibition of Mongolian nature paintings opens
Joint exhibition of the Honored Cultural Figure, painter Ts.Narangerel and Honored Cultural Figure Ts.Enkhjargal opened at the Union of Mongolian Artists gallery on March 1.
Online art store to be launched
To meet increasing demand of online based services, Red Ger Creative space of the Art Council of Mongolia (ACM) is going to launch its first online store www.redger.org on March 6.
Symposium on Ovoo and Ritual remarking held in California
On February 19-22, the UC Berkeley Center for Buddhist Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, Mongolia Initiative, and Tang Center for Silk Road Studies have successfully co-organized the symposium Points of Transition: Ovoo and the Ritual Remaking of Religious, Ecological, and Historical Politics in Inner Asia at UC Berkeley, California.
‘The Colors’ to perform at SXSW Music Festival
The Mongolian post-punk, electronic rock band ‘The Colors’ is to showcase at the SXSW Music Festival, which will be taking place in the city of Austin in Texas, USA between March 11-17.
Bumbardai comics being displayed at international exhibition
Barbican Center of Great Britain has been running Mangasia project since 2017, which aims to deliver history and culture of Asian countries through comics as well as to promote international masterpieces to other countries.
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