Domog Folk Band wins Grand Prix in World Championship of Folklore
Mongolia is now delighted with another brilliant news. Domog Folk Band has won the Grand Prix of “Golden Orpheus,” which is a gold medal and certificate of “Absolute World Champion of Folklore” from “World Folk 2013” World Championship of Folklore. The event took place from August 22 to September 1 in Nessebar, Bulgaria. The band magnificently awed the world audience with Mongolian folk art and raised the Mongolian flag to the highest. The band also brought with them Mongolian traditional dancers, long song singers, and contortionists.
What’s more, State Prized Artist of Mongolia D.Sosorbaram, who directed the six performances in the championship, is set to obtain the rank of “Maestro” from the World Folk Academy.
The championship was organized by the World Association of Folklore Festivals, European Association of Folklore Festivals, World Folklore Academy, and other organizations under the support of UNESCO and the involved municipalities.
It has been organized for the third time this year with 98 folk bands from 24 different countries participating.
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