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‘Virtual’ Naadam to be held at Khui Doloon Khudag

Mongolians will observe their centuries-old Naadam Festival by television following the government’s creative decision of moving the ancient festival online. Therefore, the core competitions such as horse racing, archery and wrestling will be held without a live audience. The opening

Mongolia to hold a virtual Naadam due to COVID-19

Mongolia is shifting its centuries-old festival online due to coronavirus for the second year. Rather than subject the population to an outright cancellation of Naadam, the government has taken the creative decision of moving this ancient festival online. Therefore, the

Mongolians observes National Tree Planting Day

On Saturday, Mongolia observed National Tree Planting Day, the country’s largest tree-planting and caring-for-nature event.

A week-long campaign is expected to improve the environment and combat desertification in Mongolia. Therefore, some 25,000 seedlings of 14 species of trees have been distributed

Mongolia cancels International Children’s Day for second year

Mongolia widely celebrates International Children’s Day as a public holiday. Every year on 1 June, exciting events for children are organised on Sukhbaatar Square in the centre of Ulaanbaatar. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, all cultural and sports events

Mongolia announces early summer vacations for students

Secondary schools and kindergartens across Mongolia will begin the summer vacation earlier than usual due to the surge of COVID-19 cases.

Kindergarten and primary school students will be on summer vacation beginning Monday (10 May), while secondary and high school students

Khuvsgul Province to plant a million trees

The northern Mongolian province of Khuvsgul has launched a campaign to plant trees to combat deforestation.
Branded “Let’s Build Green Stupas”, the campaign called will last until 2024, duringwhich time at least 1 million trees will be planted.
It is estimated that