Nomads' Day Festival

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Country and Region MongoliaÖmnögovi
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Ulan Bator, Ömnögovi, Mongolia
Festival Contact Information

Selena Travel LLC
Selena Travel Bldg.
Peace Avenue -79
10th Microdictrict
Bayangol district, Ulaanbaatar city
Phone: (+976) 7018-3499 or (+976) 9909-0087

Festival Description

Every year the festival honoring Nomadic Mongolia takes place on September 17th and 18th at the Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve in the Tuv province. Traditional Mongolian nomadic culture and heritage are preserved for the enjoyment and education of generations of Mongolians and the world at large. The festival is organized through the concerted efforsts of The Selena Travel LLC, Steppe Nomads Tourist Camp, Governor Ofiice of Bayandelger soum, Tov province.

Festival Dates September 17 - 18, 2010
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Festival Events:

  • Nomads moving
  • Nomadic women meeting the nomads
  • Competition of Men
  • Assembling a Ger
  • Children’s competition
  • Competition among the tourists
  • Children’s concert
  • Horse racing
  • Archery
  • Wrestling
  • Competition of Beautiful Horse Rider Couples


Practical Info:

  • Gun-Galuut nature reserve in the Bayandelger sum of Tuv province


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