Art & Culture
The ‘Hu’ band to take part in 'Epicenter' festival
Mongolian rock band The ‘Hu’ will participate in ‘Epicenter’ Festival, which will bring together metal music stars in North California, USA on May 1-3.
Camel - the Celestial Creature festival to be held in Bayankhongor aimag
‘Camel – the Celestial Creature’ camel festival is to take place for the 18th year in Bogd soum of Bayankhongor aimag on January 25-26.
Altai Nomads Festival to take place for the second year
On February 22-24, the Altai Nomads Festival 2020 winter tourism event will be organized at a site called Khoilogt Enger around Bukhun Mountain in Ulgii city of Bayan-Ulgii aimag.
Photo album telling 36-year history of Ulaanbaatar city launched
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A photography album ‘Ulaanbaatar - 1983’ by Japanese photographer Sugiyama Teruzo launched today, January 15 at the Mongol-Japan Center in Ulaanbaatar city.
Best participants of photo competition ‘My memory of Japan’ awarded
An award-presenting ceremony of a photo competition titled ‘‘My memory of Japan’, which was co-organized by the Embassy of Japan in Mongolia, New Juulchin Tours, Canon Mongolia, Ajisen ramen restaurant and the Union of Mongolian Photographers, took place on January 10 in Gegeenten cinema.
Culture Minister: Three historical buildings to be renovated with MNT 6 billion
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Public concerns have been raised since last year as several historical buildings located in Ulaanbaatar city might be demolished to make room for new buildings as it was revealed that the 2020 State Budget was adopted with from MNT 52 billion to MNT 94 billion budgeted for each building.
Exhibition for 70th diplomatic anniversary held in Poland
One of the events planned for the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Poland, ‘Across the beautiful country of Mongolia’ photo exhibition was staged with a cultural event in Kielce, Poland on January 9.
Mongolian teams win 2nd and 3rd places in ice sculpturing
The 36th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, one of the largest ice and snow festivals in the world, is taking place between January 5 and February 25 in the Harbin Ice and Snow World, in Harbin, northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province.
Mongolian children’s book to be translated into Korean and English
The Asia Culture Center, which aims to promote and outspread culture, arts and traditions of Asian countries, is successfully carrying out a project on creating international children’s comicbook.
The Hu to depart for Europe
The Hu, Mongolia’s ‘hunnu rock’ band, is to depart on January 13 for Europe. The band’s performance destinations for 2020 include Germany, Belgium, France, Norway, Ireland, UK, Austria, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Malaysia and other countries.
Exhibition for 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations to take place in Poland
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Poland.
Khuvsgul aimag schedules five major tourism events for 2020
The иumber of tourists heading for the tourism hub of Mongolia - Khuvsgul aimag - is increasing year by year. The aimag’s local government plans to hold five large-scale events aimed at promoting tourism this year.
Blue Pearl ice festival to take place in March
The Blue Pearl annual ice festival that aims to promote winter tourism in Khuvsgul aimag is to be organized for the 20th year from March 2 to 4.
Yo.Tsog plays part in Channel One Russia’s film
Honored artist of Mongolia Yo.Tsog played the role of an old Mansi man in a Channel One Russia’s film about the Dyatlov Pass incident.
Italian conductor Stefano Salvatori to conduct 'La Boheme' in Mongolia
Stefano Salvatori, conductor of Italian La Scala Theatre, is to arrive in Mongolia on January 7 to conduct the first performance of 2020 of the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet -- an opera ‘La Boheme’ by G.Puccini.
Anna Karenina to be staged at State Academic Theater of Drama
'Anna Karenina’ novel by Russian renowned author Leo Tolstoy will be staged for the first time in Mongolia at the State Academic Theater of Drama. The premier is scheduled to be on February 28, 2020.
Best Artworks of 2019 on display
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. An exhibition displaying the best artworks of 2019 is being held at the Art Gallery of Union of Mongolian Artists in Ulaanbaatar city.
The Hu’s songs to be translated into Japanese
All 13 songs featured in the Gereg debut album of the Hu Band will be officially translated into Japanese by translator O.Jargalsaikhan for the Japanese fans.
The Hu band members receive Order of Chinggis Khaan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the 857th anniversary of the birth of Chinggis Khaan which fell on November 27, Mongolian band The Hu was awarded with the Order of Chinggis Khaan, the most prestigious and supreme state.
Top archeological artifacts put on display at State Treasury Museum
Gold, silver, and jasper artifacts alongside ancient Roman glass, and bronze items found from tombs of nobles in Balgasyn tal, Arkhangai aimag have been moved to the collection of the State Treasury Museum of the Bank of Mongolia, and put on display.