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Mongolian women included in Forbes’ Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen 2015


By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian businesswoman Ts.Garamjav, 56, became one of Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen of Forbes. Forbes Mongolia magazine nominated a number of businesswomen for the list and Forbes Asia selected Ts.Garamjav. It is the first time that women from Mongolia and Myanmar were included in the list. To make the list, candidates have to be [...]

March 1st, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

E.Amartuvshin qualifies for final round of BBC singing competition


By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian soloist E.Amartuvshin participated in the BBC’s Cardiff Singer of the World competition, and has qualified to become one of the contest’s 20 finalists. This year, more than 300 talented young singers from 55 countries applied to travel to Wales to represent their country. The 20 finalists were announced on February 24. BBC [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolian circus performer Kh.Batmunkh to launch circus school in South Africa

By B.BAATAR Mongolian circus artist T.Batmunkh and his friends opened the Mongolian Dream Circus in South Africa in 1998. The Mongolian Dream Circus announced that it will soon open a school. Mongolian circus artists will work as teachers at the school. In 1996, artists of the Mongolian Dream Circus went to South Africa to perform [...]

February 25th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolians participate in ASC Awards


By B.TUNGALAG The 29th Annual ASC Awards, organized by the American Society of Cinematographers, took place on February 15 in Los Angeles, USA. Cultural Merit Cinematographer D.Angarag, E.Sant-Amar, D.Nomin, Ch.Shinebayar, Ch.Davaasuren, Kh.Jigjidsuren, E.Telmuun and L.Nyamjargal participate in the event from Mongolia. D.Angarag previously worked on famous Mongolia movies such as “Minii Khursh Chutgur” (My Neighbor [...]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolian artists win 2nd place at Oxford International Art Fair


By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian Art and Culture in London NGO selected 10 international and Mongolian artists to compete in the Oxford International Art Fair 2015. The team won second place by the visitor’s vote, combined with the decision of the jury. The Mongolian team included artists Ch.Sendem, T.Otgonbayar, Kh.Elbegzaya, L.Sarankhukhuu, L.Khasar, D.Batbileg, T.Nurmaajav, Netherlands artist Rene [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Wolf Totem’ vies for Oscar consideration


By B.BAATAR “Wolf Totem”, a film directed by French director Jean Jacques Annaud, opened on February 4 in France and China. Mongolian Cultural Merit Actress R.Ankhnyam was cast as the brave Inner Mongolian girl Galsmaa in the film based on Jiang Rong’s famous novel of the same name. The Chinese film industry hopes that “Wolf [...]

February 13th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Orators of “Uran Jirgee 2015” announced


By B.BAATAR The Office of Sukhbaatar District Governor and Social Development Department of the district jointly organized the Uran Jirgee 2015 reading festival. Over 145 children participated in 28th Uran Jirgee. Winners of the Uran Jirgee 2015 will compete in the capital city competition with the same name, which will take place at the Central [...]

February 12th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Child pianists win gold and silver medals at 11th Huesca Piano Competition


By B.BAATAR Mongolian child pianists took part in the 11th Huesca Piano Competition, which was held in Huesca, Spain from January 20 to 25. Students of the Music and Dance College, State University of Arts and Culture, and pianist S.Sayantsetseg participated in the competition. Five-year-old little pianist O.Nandin won the competition for nine-year-olds and under, [...]

February 5th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Artist N.Erdenebayar takes Grand Prix at International Manga Awards


By B.BAATAR Head of the Nuudliin Zurga Uguulemj Foundation, and writer and painter of children’s comic books N.Erdenebayar claimed the Grand Prix from the International Manga Award competition with his comic book titled “Bumbardai Went For Dry Dung”. The Japanese Foreign Minister will present the prize to N.Erdenebayar in Tokyo, Japan, on February 12. “Bumbardai [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Top morin khuur players awarded

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By B.TUNGALAG The Union of Mongolian Composers, Mongolian National Center for Morin Khuur (horse fiddle), Ikel Morin Khuur Foundation, and morin khuur manufacturer Khan Music awarded nine top morin khuur players of Mongolia on January 22. The top nine morin khuur players were founder of the Mongolian Morin Khuur Ensemble and People’s Artist Ts.Batchuluun, morin [...]

January 26th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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