A conference lasting several days entitled “Mongolia as perceived in Austria – Die Mongolei in ihrer Wahrnehmung in Österreich” presenting Mongolia from an academic, political and cultural perspective is commencing today in Vienna.
The specialist programme is supplemented by a photo exhibition, sculptures by a Mongolian artist, the presentation of a unique literary rarities and, as far as possible, by the sounds and tastes of Mongolia.
The exhibition will continue until 29 May at the World Museum Vienna.
For more than 20 years, the Austrian-Mongolian Society “OTSCHIR” has been active in as a platform for intercultural encounters between the two nations and a thriving coexistence of its members.
Austria and Mongolia have maintained diplomatic relations since 1963. Since 2003, the Embassy of Mongolia in Vienna has also been responsible for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia and various international organisations.