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Mongolian artists unveil exhibition in Berkeley

By B.BAATAR Through the Mongolia Celebration event, dedicated to the revival of Mongolian language program and the establishment of the Center for Mongolian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, two separate Mongolian art exhibitions opened in the San Francisco Bay Area. The exhibition “Visions from Afar” by Mongolian artists S.Turburam, S.Tamir and B.Enkhbat, who [...]

October 8th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Arga Bileg ethno jazz band in the running for a Grammy nomination

By B.BAATAR Mongolian ethno jazz band Arga Bileg is being considered for a 2016 Grammy Award nomination for their album “Agula”, as reported by Unuudur.  The following is a brief interview with member of Arga Bileg, T.Purevsuren. Was Arga Bileg’s album “Agula” nominated for the 2016 Grammy Awards? We have a contract with Musiques Suisses [...]

October 6th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Hirotada Ototake: my mother said ‘You are beautiful’

By B.TUNGALAG “No One’s Perfect” book by Japanese writer and journalist Hirotada Ototake was recently translated into Mongolian language. Hirotada Ototake came to Mongolia on October 1 and attended the launch ceremony of his book. Born without arms and legs due to a genetic disorder called tetra-amelia syndrome, Hirotada Ototake is most notable for his [...]

October 4th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

First Mongolian international monologue festival kicks off

By B.BAATAR The Parade of Winners, the first Mongolian international monologue festival, will be held in Ulaanbaatar from September 30 to October 6. Artists from Mongolia, Germany, Latvia, Moldavia, Sweden, and Kyrgyzstan will attend the festival. The organizer of the festival and artist of the Mongolian State Academic Theater of Drama, Ts.Bayasgalan, said, “We named [...]

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

Undur Gegeen Zanabazar exhibition opens

By B.TUNGALAG The exhibition “Undur Gegeen Zanabazar and Sutra Collection of Mongolian Bogda” opened on September 29, at Bogd Khan Palace Museum, on the occasion of the 380th anniversary of the first Bogda Undur Gegeen Zanabazar. Two hundred items from the personal collection of B. Ragchaa, a professor at Warsaw University, including books, fine art, [...]

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘We were afraid of teaching Mongolian dancers’

By B.TUNGALAG Modern dance pioneer Ruth St. Denis once said, “I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what is too deep to find for words.” Northwest Dance Project contemporary dance company performed at the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet last Friday, at the invitation of Art Council [...]

September 27th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

American contemporary dancers to perform in Ulaanbaatar

By B.BAATAR The Arts Council of Mongolia (ACM) and the Embassy of the U.S. in Mongolia are set to present American Contemporary Dance Night, a performance by dancers of the Northwest Dance Project, on September 25, at the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet for the first time in Mongolia. Art Council of Mongolia [...]

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

Book lovers gather at Chinggis Square

By B.TUNGALAG Book Day 2015 took place at Chinggis Square on September 19. In 2012 President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj issued a decree instituting Book Day to promote the reading and publishing of books. Book Days is marked on the third Saturday of every September. Over 50 publishing organizations, bookstores, and NGO’s participated in this year’s [...]

September 20th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Best Art Gallery to showcase best of B.Gombosuren


By B.DULGUUN This year is the 85th anniversary of Mongolian folk artist and State Honored Artist B.Gombosuren and his family members will launch an exhibition of B.Gombosuren’s art works, together with Best Art Gallery. Many of the famous folk artist’s works are displayed in museums and galleries, but this time, some 60 paintings, which have [...]

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

Setsen Khublai Khaan’s Heritage exhibit to open


By B.DULGUUN The National Museumof Mongolia will be launching a temporary exhibit, Setsen Khublai Khaan’s Heritage, from September 15 to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Khublai Khaan’s birth. The flagship of the exhibit will be “Khublai Khaan Hunting” painting by Chinese court artist Liu Guandao, painted around 1279 to 1300 during Yuan dynasty. “Khublai Khaan [...]

September 10th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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