A cultural festival displays Mongolia’s nomadic intangible culture

Today (18 August), The opening ceremony of a cultural festival has held in the Nalaikh District of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. A cultural festival is organised to promote Mongolia’s nomadic intangible culture and the development of the tourism sector.

According to the country’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism, the three-day festival held in the Nalaikh District aims to honor and celebrate the legacy of nomadic culture and attract more domestic and foreign tourists.

More than 1,000 bearers of intangible cultural heritage and nomadic individuals from all 21 provinces of Mongolia are participating in the festival titled “Nomads”.

Various activities include folk music and dance concerts, a photo exhibition featuring the nomadic lifestyle and beautiful landscape of the country and a fair of traditional handicrafts.

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