Art & Culture
Mongolian director’s film premieres in U.S.
The film ‘Six Feet’ made its premiere at the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse in Virginia, U.S., last week.
Mongolian short film awarded ‘Special Mention’ At WHO ‘Health For All’ film festival
Short film “Far Away” by Gantulga Battulga has been selected as “Special Mention” in the Health Emergency category at the second Health for All Film Festival of the World Health Organization from among 1300 submissions of 120 countries.
74th Locarno Film Festival to take place in August
Mongolian director Ikhbayar Urchuud and producer Nomintuya Baasankhuu have been selected to participate in the Open Doors Programme’s Open Doors Hub section, which introduces filmmakers’ work to international investors and assists them in fundraising for the film projects.
Shamanism in Mongolian Dancing online seminar organized
An international seminar titled ‘Shamanism in Mongolian Dancing’ was organized online on June 5.
Children’s and Youth Theater to be re-established
The Cabinet, at its regular meeting on June 1 made a decision to make the cultural palace being under construction in the 5th sub-district of Sukhbaatar district Children’s and Youth Theater.
Cultural cooperation to intensify between Mongolia and Belgium
The Embassy of Mongolia in Brussels held a virtual meeting on 25 May 2021.
‘Mandala-Secret Tantric Temple’ exhibition opens in Zagreb
A photo exhibition ‘Mandala – Secret tantric temple’ was opened in Zagreb, Croatia, at the Gallery Forum on 24 May 2021.
European Classical Music Online Concert to be held on May 28
Europe Day is celebrated on 9 May every year, to mark peace, solidarity and unity in Europe.
Genghis Khan exhibition project discussed
On May 21, His Excellency Avirmid Battur, Ambassador to France, received Mr. Bertrand Guillet, Director of the History Museum of Nantes, Castle of Nantes, and Ms. Marie Favereau, History professor and researcher at the University of Paris-Nanterre to exchange views on the project of an exhibition about Genghis Khan which is planned to be hosted by the Museum through October 2023 and May 2024.
Biographical portrayal of Bogd Zonkhova on display at Bogd Khaan Palace Museum
On the occasion of the annual International Museum Day, which falls on May 18, the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum has opened a new exhibition ‘Biographical portrayal of Bogd Zonkhova’. More than 40 items selected from a rich collection of the 8th Bogd Jebtsundamba Khutuktu, currently being stored at the Bogd Khan Palace Museum’s repository, are on public view for the first time.
Mongolia’s short documentary awarded at Health for All festival
A short documentary ‘Far Away’ directed by G. Battulga received a special prize in the ‘Health Emergencies’ category of the ‘Health for All’ film festival.
Cultural and creative industry complex center to be built
On May 18, Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene held his regular morning meeting at the newly commissioned building of the National Cultural Heritage Center in Ulaanbaatar and held a discussion with the representatives from the creative cultural industry.
“Strings of the Heart” selected as a finalist in the New York Flash Film Festival
A film “Strings of the Heart” directed by Tergel Purevdorj has been selected as a finalist in the New York Flash Film Festival in the short documentary category.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: Model for the Statue of General D.Sukhbaatar
In our series of highlight artifacts being kept at the National Museum of Mongolia, we present the model for the statue of General D.Sukhbaatar. It was made by two craftsmen, M.Baldan-Osor and D.Mishig, in 1971.
From the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum: Handstamp of the well-known craftsman Yerentei
The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum keeps the handstamp that was used by a well-known craftsman named Yerentei.
Tsatsal being kept at local museum
A tsatsal, a special carved wooden spoon used for specific offerings, featuring a text in clear script is being kept at the Museum of Uvs aimag.
From the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum: Coral Mask of Jamsran
This time in our series of highlight exhibits being kept at the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum, we present the coral mask of Jamsran (Begtse Dharmapala).
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: Coins of the Mongol Empire
Coins are considered as a type of cultural artifact left behind by previous generations of humankind hundreds of years ago due to its depiction of socio-economic situation at the time.
Veins of the World wins award at int’l festival
A feature film 'Veins of the World' directed by D.Byambasuren won the Best Picture award at 'Reel 2 Real' festival of Canada. Artists from 35 countries participated in the festival organized virtually April 14-23.
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade