Three occasions coincide on March 22 for Mongolians such as World Water Day, First Space Flight Anniversary and Kazakhs’ Nauryz (Nowruz) holiday.
On this day 36 years ago, a Mongolian flew into space. Jugderdemidiin Gurragchaa along with the Soviet cosmonaut V.A.Janibekov took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 14.58 of March 22, 1981.
A winner was announced for the first cycle of the ‘Mongolia’s Next Top Model’ reality show format which has been a popular agenda among Mongolians for the last two months.
Women who are shorter than 130 cm and men shorter than 140 cm are recognized as “little people” in Mongolia. The shortest person ever-recorded is Ms.Ichinkhorloo Jurmed living in Choibalsan, Dornod Aimag.
A young mongolian girl in her early twenties created natural cosmetics brand for modern urbanized society. “Goo” (Beauty) brand of “Burkhanlig goo saikhan” (Godly beauty) company is already well known in Japan and the US.
The “Blue Pearl-2017” ice festival has been successfully completed on the frozen Lake Huvsgul. Last week, more than 10,000 national and foreign tourists and 2,000 vehicles gathered for the festival at the Hatgal Village of Huvsgul aimag.
Today, National News Agency MONTSAME has granted its ‘Observer of Golden rule” award to the best news reporters of Mongolian mass media. Reporters G.Munkhtuul from “25th TV channel” ,G.Ulsbold from “Itoim” online news portal and photo reporter B.Byamba-Ochir have won this year’s award.
Following its Tsagaan Sar traditions, Gandantegchenling Monastery, central institute of Mongolian Buddhism will perform a chant called ‘Tseder Lhamo’ which is a praise to the Protectress Palden Lhamo on Bituun, Buddhist blessings from the first day of lunar new year until the 15th day, and torma (balin in Mongolian) blessing ritual.
Mongolians use over seventy types of traditionally made dairy products generally named as “Tsagaan Idee” in Mongolia. Since the time immemorial, Mongolians have been making dairy products and history shows that two thousand years ago, the Huns enjoyed an extensive range of dairy products, such as airag and aaruul.