The “5th Children’s Cultural Festival” Held in Germany

2023-06-02 16:25:43

Ulaanbaatar, June 2, 2023 /MONTSAME/. The “5th Children’s Cultural Festival” was successfully held in Ebermannstadt on May 13, 2023, among students of nine Mongolian schools operating in Germany. A total of 179 students, 28 teachers and more than 220 parents and fans participated in the event, which was organized in cooperation with the “Erdem – Language and Cultural Center" NGO and the Embassy of Mongolia in the Federal Republic of Germany.

The Ambassador of Mongolia to the Federal Republic of Germany Dr. Birvaa Mandakhbileg opened the event and congratulated the team led by Chairman of the Board of the "Erdem – Language and Cultural Center" NGO Ms. Onol Tungalag, and the students and teachers of Mongolian schools for their active participation in the festival. In addition, some schools and parents were given an appreciation award for their contribution for providing opportunities for Mongolian children and youth to learn their mother language, preserving and protecting national history, culture, heritage, and customs, and for the well-being of the nation’s future.

The first Mongolian school in Germany was founded in Berlin in 2007. In the festival, which was organized for the first time in 2016 by the initiative of the “Od” school in Munich, this year, children competed in 14 genres, including solo and group singing, dance, national music, classical music, and recitation. Embassy Counsellor and Head of the Consular Department Mr. Chuluunbaatar Batbileg handed over Frankfurt-Ulaanbaatar-Frankfurt route flight tickets, donated by MIAT Mongolian Airlines, to E. Erdenekhangai, a student from the “Solongo” school and B. Michel, a student from the “Erdem” school, which were selected as the “Best Participant” of the festival.

According to the results of the “5th Children’s Cultural Festival,” the students of the “Solongo” school from Stuttgart were selected to organize “6th Children’s Cultural Festival” in 2025 after leading this year’s festival by winning a total of 11 medals (5 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze).