Art galleries in Ulaanbaatar

In the rapidly urbanizing society of Ulaanbaatar City there are several art galleries – both private and government-supported – that represent the modernization as well as the conservation of the traditional folk art of Mongolia. How does anything get better than a tasty mixture of eccentric nomadic culture, rich history with a sprinkle of modern-day…

Chinggis Khaan

Chinggis Khan

Chinggis is known to the world as conqueror of empires. Chinggis Khan is not a name, but title meaning “universal ruler”. From a tough childhood, starvation and suffering, he turned out to become one of the most successful generals in war history. He enabled the Mongols to forge the largest empire in history. He is…

Zavkhan mountains

Mongolian Khoomii or Overtone singing (Throat singing)

I would like to introduce Mongolia’s fascinating intangible heritage of over tone singing, its origin, types, artists who perform such wonderful vocal performances. You will also find out possibilities of taking classes on overtone singing and a brief introduction about ethnic bands in Mongolia. As a visitor, what you should look for Mongolia’s music? Although…

Sosai Exhibition at Lilium Gallery, 2015

What to do in Ulaanbaatar during weekend?

Ulaanbaatar is Mongolia’s capital and the only metropolis. I would say the city is surrounded by the amazing landscape of wooded mountains and Tuul river which probably make the city very attractive place to visit. However, lets look at what the city offers to its visitors. I here would love to share my experience in…