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Mongolian art selected for APT8 banner


By B.TUNGALAG The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8) will be presented at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) in Australia, from November 21 to April 10, 2016 . Four Mongolian painters, B.Baatar­zorig, B.Nomin, D.Uuriintuya and G.Gerelkhuu, who work in the highly distinctive Mongol zurag style (Mongolian traditional [...]

July 28th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

70 million MNT bridge fountain opens

By M.Zoljargal  The Ulaanbaatar City Mayor’s Office (UCMO) opened Mongolia’s first bridge fountain at Arslantai Guur (Lion Bridge) on Thursday.   The bridge fountain set up was completed before Naadam as part of the office’s upgrade projects for the holiday celebration.   The UCMO hopes that the bridge fountain will reduce loose dust around the [...]

July 24th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic,Entertainment | Read More »

‘Smiling Police’ photo contest announced

By B.TUNGALAG Within the framework of the “Friendly Ulaanbaatar-Smiling Mongolia” campaign, the Ulaanbaatar City Police Department and JCI Mongolia jointly announced a photo contest titled “Smiling Police”among citizens and police officers. The contest aims to promote professional skills and attitude in police work through an online campaign, and to strengthen cooperation between police and citizens. The contest started [...]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolians in Deel 2015 festival takes place

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By B.BAATAR The Mongolians in Deel festival has become a customary event of the National Naadam Festival. The 9th Mongolians in Deel festival took place at Chinggis Square on June 11. During the festival, participants wear their most elaborate Mongolian national garments, the deel. This year’s event was held under the Friendly Ulaanbaatar program of [...]

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

N.Anu to represent Mongolia at Miss World 2015


By B.BAATAR The winner of the 2015 Miss World Mongolia competition to select contestants to compete in Miss World 2015 for Mongolia, was announced on July 5. N.Anu, 24, received the pageant crown. Final selection for Miss World Mongolia took place at theState Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet on July 5. The first runner-up [...]

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

Cosplay, J-pop, and udon on Cultural Day of Japan


By Michelle Borok On Saturday, the Embassy of Japan in Mongolia hosted Cultural Day of Japan at the National Amusement Park, a day of food, music, sport and creativity celebrating cultural exchange. Before K-pop there was J-pop, and before there was major corporate interest in Mongolia’s natural resources, Japan was in Mongolia, providing aid, investment, [...]

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

Playtime 2015


By B.TUNGALAG Every country has its favorite music festival. In Mongolia, there is only one live music festival, Playtime, and it takes place over two days in the summer. Playtime has been organized since 2001. At that time, only a few people were visiting Playtime to listen to rock music and enjoy the festival. But [...]

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

G.Ariunbaatar advances to final round of International Tchaikovsky Competition


By B.BAATAR The 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition is taking place 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, N.Oyunchimeg, and B.Batjargal; and vocalist of the Mongolian Military Song and Dance Academic Ensemble Ch.Badral are competing in [...]

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

E.Amartuvshin: My wish came true


By B.BAATAR Soloist of the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet E.Amartuvshin participated in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition and took the  Audience Prize last Sunday. He returned to Mongolia on Tuesday. Below is a brief interview with the world-class vocalist. Congratulations. Was your trip home good? I returned to my [...]

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

Contortionist O.Tsetseglen to organize solo performance


By B.BAATAR Contortionist of the Mongolian State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet, and head of Mongoljingoo Contortion’s Convention O.Tsetseglen will present a solo performance titled “Gathering of Snakes” on July 4. Below is a brief interview with O.Tsetseglen. Contortionists are as flexible as snakes. Is that why you named the performance “Gathering of Snakes”? [...]

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

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