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1 day Naadam Festival 2020
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1 day Naadam Festival 2020

The Naadam festival is the biggest yet most jubilant national celebration for Mongolians. It annually takes place between 11-13th July. Originally organized from the times of Huns/Hunnu Empire, Naadam was a kind of contest to evaluate the power and military skills of Mongol warriors. The Festival consists of three main games referred as “Three Manly Sports” such as traditional wrestling, horse racing and archery. Opening ceremony of the festival is always associated with colorful cultural show followed by the first round of wrestling tournament. In the aisles of the Central Stadium, both archery and the fourth Naadam game- ankle bone shooting will surely capture your interest. Hundreds of herders with their race horses will rush from various parts of the country to participate the biggest race. Racing will take place out in the plains with varying distances of up to 15-20miles in 6 different age categories.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Genghis Khan Square, Peace Ave, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

Stop at Chinggis Khaan Square to view the marching of 9 White Banner of State from Parliament House to Central Stadium escorted with colorfully dressed Mongolian National Army

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Central Sports Palace, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The Festival will be officially opened by the welcoming speech of President of Mongolia. Following the opening ceremony, a grand cortege is held including the ceremonial parade of adult and children representing nomadic culture, history and ethnic people of the country eventually escorted with folk music and dance.

Further, you can pay a visit to archery competitions where participants can only rely on their sharp eye, firm hand and rich experience to release the arrow. The targets are usually a fist-sized leather balls which are placed in 60ms distance from women and 70ms for men contestants. Enjoy the game of ankle bone shooting. First round of wrestling match starts right after the opening ceremony.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Khui Doloon Khudag, Songino Khairkhan, Mongolia

In this Area the horse races are taking place. It’s hard to imagine a Mongolian or a nomad without their horses. Mongolians possess a great heritage of horse culture as part of their daily living. The best winner horses across the country gather in Ulaanbaatar for the most important National race. Mongolian people have been training their horses genuinely in their nature and winning the race during State Naadam festival will definitely bring them tremendous joy and glory.

Duration: 4 hours

Duration:10 hours
Commences in:Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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