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[Monday, April 19, 2010]International festival of Morin Khuur

site rencontre 100 gratuit homme Ulaanbaatar, /MONTSAME/ International festival of Morin Khuur (Mongolian national musical instrument) will take place April 28-May 4 in Ulaanbaatar. The festival, run the second time, is co-organized by the World Morin Khuur Association, Mongolia's Center of Morin Khuur, Association of Morin Khuur and the "Ikel" foundation of developing folk arts.
Main aims of the festival are to enrich the Morin Khuur's repertoire with musical works of various nations of the world, to improve skills of Morin Khuur players and to propagandize Mongolian culture on international arena.
During the upcoming festival, traditional and world classic works will be played on Morin Khuur, a contest will run of the best made Morin Khuur in order to advertize the makers of the instrument.
It is expected that the festival will attract professional and amateur players from Japan, China, including Inner Mongolia, Russian Buryatia, Germany, France and the USA, and Morin Khuur makers and researchers.
Contests of Morin Khuur players will run in three stages in categories of professionals and amateur players. A concert of professional players will be given April 28, 29, 30 in the Concert Hall of the University of Culture and Arts.
The winner will receive MNT 500 thousand, a prize named after the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, as well as a right to visit Japan for giving concert, and awards from sponsors. The Fine Art Gallery will host painting exhibition and fair of Morin Khuur.


Source: Montsame Agency

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