Press release of Nomadic Mongolian Festival


Засгийн газрын хэрэгжүүлэгч агентлаг

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2018-08-02
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According to Mongolian government resolution 269 in 2017, Minister Statement of A/196 Ministry of culture, science and sport, Government implementation agency Culture and Arts Authority, Government implementation agency and Physical Culture and Sports Authority’s combined statement of “Establishing organizing committee” A/157 and A19 “Nomadic Mongolian Festival” will be held on the date of 10-12th of August, 2018 at Khui Doloon Khudag complex. 

This festival is aiming to to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage, to ensure respect for the intangible cultural heritage of the communities, groups and individuals concerned; to raise awareness at the local, national and international levels of the importance of the intangible cultural heritage, and of ensuring mutual appreciation thereof; explore new talent and enrich the information data center of cultural heritage among the public. Following activities will be held during event;

  • Folk art performance
  • Oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage;
  • Folk art performance
  • Exhibition trade show
  • Traditional craftsmanship exhibition
  • Traditional culinary show
  • National sport competition
  • Traditional wrestling
  • Traditional archery
  • Ankle bone archery
  • Ankle bone play
  • Ambler horse race
  • Lasso holders and tamers competition
  • Ethnic group Buriyat, Uriankhai’s traditional archery

During the event all the winners of the local 21 provinces, capital city, 9 district’s “Intangible heritage festival” and “National sport 6th festival” from 700 talents, around 2000 national sports people are eligible for the next level of competition. 

Festival is open to public who is interested to get involved for social practices, rituals and festive events.

Organizing committee:           

Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sport

Government implementing agency of Culture and Arts Authority

Government implementing agency of Physical Culture and Sport Authority