The Eagle festival, or Golden Eagle festival (Бүргэдийн наадам/ бүркіт той), is an annual traditional festival held in Bayan-Ölgii aimag, Mongolia.In the eagle festival, Kazakh eagle hunters (Burkitshi) celebrate their heritage and compete to catch small animals such as foxes and hares with specially trained golden eagles, showing off the skills both of the birds and their trainers. Prizes are awarded for speed, agility and accuracy, as well as for the best traditional Kazakh dress, and more.
Venue: Khuvsgul Lake, Khatgal village, Alag-Erdene soum, Khuvsgul province.
Have you ever dream of experiencing one of the coldest, but still mild winter of the earth?
Or would you want to explore a mystery of how nomads survive with their 5 snouts of pastoral animals within temperature as drops as minus 30 degrees? Or want you have an extraordinary experience as riding Mongolian horse or enjoying horse sleigh in the snow covered vast white steppe? Perhaps you are missing a natural black ice which is about 1.5m thick. And want you skate on it?
The Mongolian Lunar New Year, commonly known as Tsagaan Sar (Mongolian: Цагаан сар / Buryat: Сагаан һара; Oirat: Цаһан сар or literally White Moon), is the first day of the year according to the Mongolian lunar calendar. The festival of the lunar New Year is celebrated by the Mongols.
The traditional dress of the Mongols has a rich history spanning many centuries. It is closely connected with the Mongolian way of life, the climate and the country. The Mongolian deel is a robe-like garment that has no pockets. The deel is worn with a thin silk sash several yards long tightly wound around the waist. Mongolian National Costume is a bright example of culture that introduces foreign guests and tourists to the marvels of national costumes and folk performances in the country. The festival will take place at Chinggis Square, Ulaanbaatar city