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B.Odgerel wins first Mongolian Monodrama Competition

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By B.OCHIRJAMAA Wining votes from all judges, artist of the State Academic Drama Theater B.Odgerel came in first place at the first Monodrama Competition held in Mongolia, and won the chance to give a closing performance at the upcoming International Undefeatable Victor’s Monodrama Festival. The competition was organized at the Student Theater of the Mongolian [...]

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

‘Wolf Totem’ may be submitted for Oscar consideration

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By B.OCHIRJAMAA Jean-Jacques Annaud’s “Wolf Totem”, starring Mongolian actress R.Ankhnyam, is expected to be submitted for the 2015 Foreign Language Academy Award by China, though an official announcement is yet to come. The French film director, screenwriter and producer based his latest production on the semi-autobiographical, best-selling novel by Lu Jiamin. The film tells the [...]

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

Ganga Lake Festival to commence

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By B.DULGUUN The Ganga Lake Festival, initiated in 2014 for the preservation of Ganga Lake ecosystem and local minor cultures, will be held from September 5 to 6 in Dariganga soum of Sukhbaatar Province. The festival aims to raise awareness of ecosystems going extinct in Ganga Lake, improve tourism and protect unique cultures and ecosystem [...]

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

Mongolian jazz class announces registration

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By B.DULGUUN German Goethe Institute presented necessary instruments worth 25,000 EUR to the only Mongolian jazz class of the Music and Dance College of Mongolia on August 25. The Music and Dance College and Goethe Institute partnered last year to open the first official jazz class for Mongolians interested in learning jazz music. The jazz [...]

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

Ocean Grey Production to hold opening show

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By B.OCHIRJAMAA Young artists from Ocean Grey Music Production are preparing to stage one of the biggest shows of the fall for its official launch. The opening show will be organized at Crocus Event Hall on Chinggis Avenue, at 7:00 pm on August 26. Ocean Grey is a professional music production company working to achieve [...]

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

Mongolian nominated for best actress at the London Short Film Awards

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By B.BAATAR Director B.Chinguun is competing in the London Short film Awards with the short film “A Family Portrait”, which has earned a nomination in the best actress category. The film was produced by Aurora Films, and is about family violence and the sadness of children behind locked doors. The 11-year-old actress U.Tsasjin was cast [...]

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

G.Ariunbaatar performs at closing ceremony of International Army Games

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By B.BAATAR State Honored Artist G.Ariunbaatar performed at the closing ceremony of the International Army Games, which took place on the Alabino Firing Range near Moscow, Russia from August 1 to 15. The head of Culture Department the Ministry of Defence of Russia, Anton Gubankov invited G.Ariunbaatar to sing at the closing ceremony. G.Ariunbaatar posted [...]

August 18th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolian models to compete at Top Model International 2015 for the first time

By B.BAATAR The Top Model International 2015 competition will take place in Beirut, Lebanon from September 13 to 19. Mongolian top model T.Battsetseg, who competed in Miss World 2014 for Mongolia, winner of Miss Mongolia 2009 Kh.Badamgerel, E.Enkhtuvshin and B.Bilguun will represent Mongolia at the Top Model International. E.Enkhtuvshin is Asian Star Model of 2015 [...]

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

A.Bilguun: I don’t understand people who change their citizenship

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By B.BAATAR Few months ago, I found A.Bilguun on social media while surfing  the Internet. He had an unusually high number of “followers”,  60,000 likes and followers, so I decided to contact him about why that is. A.Bilguun is a Mongolia TV host in Poland. Below is a brief interview with A.Bilguun. Can you tell [...]

August 11th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Artist B.Nomin wins 20,000 USD Grant from Pollock-Krasner Foundation

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian artist B.Nomin, who paints in the traditional Mongol zurag style was awarded with a 20,000 USD grant from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation. The Pollock-Krasner Foundation announced the grant to artist B.Nomin on August 5. This is the first time a Mongolian artist has been given the grant. The Mongolian Contemporary Art Support Association [...]

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

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