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2016 Naadam events
2014 countryside Naadam events
"Wrestling Mongolia" movie review.
Altargana - Buryat people festival
July 18 – 21, 2014 Dadal (Khentii aimag)
A bi-annual festival of the Buryat (Buriad) ethnic people.
This year the festival will take place in Dadal sum of the Khenti aimag (province), the birth place of Chinggis Khan.
The festival celebrates the culture traditions and history of the Buryat people. The festival events will include folk and contemporary songs, traditional costumes, fairy tales, poetry, wrestling, archery, beauty contests and more.
MORIN KHUUR music festival 2104 April 26 to May 1st.
New flight route from France/Paris to Ulaanbaatar by Hunnu Air, during summer - From June 2014 to August 2014 every Monday and Friday. Cost about EUR1,000.
The Khankh/Mondy border crossing north of Khovsgol lake is open to all tourists. Open 8:00-18:00.
A new direct flight from Frankfurt Germany to Mongolia,
by MIAT starting April 2014, every Thursday and Sunday.
Visa free for 30 days for Germans, and Canadians effective 2014.
Turkish Airlines operates a new flight route from Istanbul through Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) to Ulan Bator.
HUNNU Air will operate domestic and international flights.
2013 Naadam events
2012 Naadam events
New Domestic flight - Mongolian Airlines
2011 Naadam events
New Bulgan border crossing
New flight route to Mongolia from Hong-Kong by MIAT
Naadam detailed program
American Hiker Froze to Death
New flight route Ulan-Ude Russia to Ulan-Bator Mongolia
Morin Khuur music festival
Swine Flu (H1N1) in Mongolia
New ski resort in Ulaanbaatar
Mongolia and Ivanhoe to sign $3.6 Billion Oyu Tolgoi Copper-Gold mine agreement.
Margaret Mead film festival
Gobi treasure Hunt Danzan Ravjaa treasures
Amarbayasgalant monastery ceremony 13-15 August
10,000km horse race - 22 August
Mongolia Solar Eclipse July 22
Nadam July 11-12
Complete Nadam Events July 10-12
Motorcycle race July 19
Heavy rain and fluds July 17-22
Fires in the Khenti park
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Bulgan Border Crossing to China - is it open