Khuraldai Falconry Festival to take place

Art & Culture
2020-10-01 17:58:40

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Ministry of Environment and Tourism in collaboration with the Capital City Tourism Department will organize the second Khuraldai Falconry Festival on October 3 at Chinggis Khaan Khuree Camp.

The Capital City Tourism Department announced at a briefing on October 1 that the festival will be annually organized to make widely known the national bird, closely connected with the country’s history and culture, falcon, revive the intangible cultural heritage of falconry, develop the festival as a tourist attraction, promote special interest tourism, and attract domestic and foreign tourists.

The program of Khuraldai Falconry Festival to be co-organized by the Mongolian Falconry Association, Mongolian Horseback Archery Association, Mongol Taiga Federation, and Saker Falcon Gerege NGO features performance of Mongolian Grand Theater of National Arts, parade of horse archers and bird trainers with taiga dogs, competitions among falcon trainers and horse archers and night events such as fireworks display and circus performance.