Second Morin Khuur Festival in U.S. to take place in October

Art & Culture
2021-08-04 17:42:51

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Second Morin Khuur Festival in the U.S. will take place at the University of California, Berkeley.

Initiated by ‘Khuurchiinkhan’ Morin Khuur Learning Center, the festival was organized for the first time in 2019 by the Mongolian Cultural Organization at the University of Michigan.

During the first festival, a conference on the topic of the instrument was held alongside a competition for amateur morin khuur players and performances by professionals as well as students with aims of encouraging Mongolians to further study the culture and promoting Mongolian culture in the U.S through morin khuur. 

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