Day Festival starts on the 17th of September - the most
blessed day of the Mongolian nomads, in Gun-Galuut Nature
Reserve of Mongolia. This real tourism event is one
of the most exciting cultural festivals of Mongolia
and is the only event revives the traditional Mongolian
nomadic culture and contributes a great for the this
unique culture heritages. Therefore, this event was
approved by the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism
of Mongolia as an official tourism event and hold annually.
"The Nomads Day"
Festival is annually held on 17-18 September
VENUE: This wonderful
festival takes place at "Steppe Nomads"
tourist camp in the land of the rare wildlife "Gun-Galuut"
nature reserve in the Bayandelger sum of Tuv province.
The Reserve is 130 km to from Ulaanbaatar in the south
the map here
Nomads Day Festival Program
DAY 1. 17 SEPTEMBER 2013, Tuesday;
ceremony of the "Nomads' Day" Festival.
As the Nomads' Day Festival is an
official tourism event of mongolia, represantaives from
the Ministry of Road, Transport and Tourism of Mongolia,
Governor Office of Tuv Province and Governor of Bayandelger
sum as well as Selena Travel officials take part in
the fantastic event. Represantatives give addresses
and open the event. Domestic and international media
delegates also take part to report the festival.
Nomads Day" - competition among
the local nomads.
Local nomadic groups will proudly
demonstrate the major 10 customs of nomadic lifestyle
to the visitors as a competition. Each group consists
of 5 members: 2 men, 2 ladies and a child aged between
6-10. The tasks include loading gers on yak cart, camel
or other means of nomadic transport, assembling the
ger in the shortest time (Min 21 minutes), placing furnitures
in the gers and make milky tea (Min 3 minutes) and treat
the visitors with it, guys grabbing lasso from the ground
while galloping at full speed on horseback, catching
horses and taming them, kids competing with their mental
capacities playing nomadic games and many more. The
visitors truly enjoy this spectacular competition.
guys" competition between the
The visitors compete in groups and
do different nomadic customs like disassembling a
ger in the shortest time, making milky tea and many
more. This competition leaves the tourists with a
lifetime beautiful memories providing them with the
opportunity to experience nomadic way of life and
Mongolian culture by doing nomads' everyday works
from the Steppes" folklore competition
Local Mongol nomads & their little
children will be happy to present the wonders of Mongolian
traditional folklore to the visitors. They compete in
groups and each group is given 15 minutes and perform
according to the confirmed tasks. The concert includes:
the inspiring throat singing, beautiful traditional
dances, traditional Mongolian long and short songs,
the incredible contortionism, beautiful Mongolian and
world classic music by traditional musical instruments
like the Horse Head Fiddle, Harp, Flute and many more
DAY 2. 18 SEPTEMBER
of Mongolia" Contest of beautiful rider
This contest allows the tourists to
see the beauty of the Mongol people, their extensive
knowledge on their history, nomadic traditions and lifestyle,
their marvelous traditional costume. Couples have to
be aged between 18-32. Each couple has to do several
tasks like guys count the "32 white bottles",
girls make small embroidery, both answer questions about
Mongolian history, religion and culture. Also each couple
has to ride the same colors of horses, similar color
of costumes as a tradition and they collect 1/3 of their
points for their physical appearance.
Saaral" Mini Naadam Festival
The nomads will be happy to share
their most regarded celebration "Naadam" with
the visitors. The visitors will witness the fantastic
3 games of Mongols so called "Three Manly Games:
Horse racing, Archery and Wrestling" and admire
their strength and skills. Horse racing: 6 year old
horses will compete and the racing distance is 20km.
16 wrestlers and 6 male and 4 female archers will compete
individually and in groups. Men shoot for 75m and ladies
shoot for 65 m each using 40 arrows.
for Chinggis" gala dinner - bon fire party
Participants will enjoy the best of
nomadic traditional cuisine enriched with some Western
tastes. They have the opportunity to see the preparation
of nomadic dishes while learning the Mongolian traditional
celebrations and festivities. Various types of steppe
beverages will make your evening more joyful!
SPECIAL "NOMADS' DAY"
Selena Travel is happy to offer you these 3 fantastic tours
of the Nomads' Day festival. You can choose from them
according to your interests and needs. Should you need
further assistance on adjusting the tours or need more
tour options please contact us at email@example.com
the Nomads' Joy" tour - (4
|"Real Nomadic Festival"
Tour - (6 days)
|Mongolian Treasures +
the Festival - (10days)
|You can book the festival
ticket separately too!
||Tickets for 2 days at
80 USD Book
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