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Exhibition to mark Zanabazar’s 380th birthday

Zanabazar's ''Green Tara''

By B.NARANTUYA An exhibition dedicated to the 380th birthday of Undur Gegeen Zanabazar is set to be unveiled soon. Through the Friendly Ulaanbaatar Program of the Ulaanbaatar Mayor, the exhibition will feature artifacts and art works of Zanabazar from his personal workshop. During the excavation and research of the Saridag monastery, approximately 1,300 artifacts connected [...]

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

V.Batzorig: Votes of Mongolians can bring us to the final stage


By B.NARANTUYA “Asia’s Got Talent” show is being televised in over 20 countries by AXN Asia channel starting from the March 12. Mongolian folk band Khusugtun has made it to the final stage of the show.  The following is a brief interview with horse-head fiddle player V.Batzorig of Khusugtun about the show.  How many countries [...]

April 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

American Film Showcase 2015 to unveil secrets of American movies


By E.Khishigjargal The U.S. Embassy and Mongolian Arts Council will be organizing the American Film Showcase 2015 from April 23 to 26. The program aims to showcase documentaries and contemporary films by American artists, as well as bring professional cinematographers from all over the world to speak with Mongolian filmmakers. Four films have been chosen [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

UB to host the 13th International Festival of Language and Culture


By B.TUNGALAG The 13th International Festival of Language and Culture is taking place under the theme “Colors of the World” in Ulaanbaatar, from April 14 to 20. Children from 15 countries, namely Turkey, Belgium, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Iraq, Mozambique, the Philippines, Ukraine, Bangladesh, Tunisia, Azerbaijan, Romania, Russia, and Mongolia, are participating in the festival. The [...]

April 16th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Five Mongolians to compete in 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition


By B.TUNGALAG The 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition will be held in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia from June 15 to July 3. State Honored Artist G.Ariunbaatar, soloist of the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet Ch.Enkhtaivan, O.Khurelbaatar, B.Batjargal, and vocalist of the Mongolian Military Song and Dance Academic Ensemble Ch.Badral will compete in the [...]

April 14th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Seoul hosts Mongolian traditional costumes fashion show


By B.BAATAR The Embassy of Mongolia in South Korea and Shilmer Zagvar fashion center jointly organized a fashion show to celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and South Korea. The fashion show took place at three places, the National Assembly of South Korea, Chung-Ang University and Lotte Hotel for three days from [...]

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

‘Funny Family’ television series premieres


By B.TUNGALAG The “Funny Family” television series premiered on Education Television yesterday, produced by Education TV and Cocktail Films. Director S.Battulga directed “Funny Family”. State Honored Artist S.Lkhagvasuren, S.Ulziikhuu, D.Enkhbayar, E.Tsomonbayar, A.Unurjargal, N.Tsend-Ayush, B.Gerelchuluun, Ts.Erdenetsetseg and B.Badamtsetseg star in the series. “Funny Family” explores family problems, sibling bonds and rivalries, and love. Education TV aired [...]

April 9th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolian entry wins Grand Prix at Auto Tuning 2015


By B.BAATAR A car tuned by Obo Customs Car Club participated in the Auto Tuning 2015 auto show, which took place in Nagoya, Japan last March and won Grand Prix in the VIP category. The following is a brief interview with director of Obo Customs Car Club D.Oyunbaatar. We heard that your team won a [...]

April 7th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolia requests to register ‘Altan usgiin Jadamba’ sutra in UNESCO


By B.TUNGALAG The Asia Pacific Memory of the World Training workshop took place on March 24, in Suzhou, China. The initiative is sponsored by the State Archives Administration of China (SAAC) and is conducted by documentary heritage experts from the Memory of the World Regional Committee for Asia and the Pacific. The Mongolian National Commission [...]

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

Female Mongolian author selected for ICAS Book Prize


Long listed nominees for the International Convention of Asia Scholars Book Prize have been selected, and “Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia”, written by B.Mandukhai, has been included in the social sciences category. Of 175 submitted books, 10 were long listed in both the social sciences and humanities categories. Winners will be [...]

April 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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