Naadam – the Festival of Mongolia

10 Jul 2020  Fri

Naddam is a unique festival in Mongolia. It is a traditional festival in Mongolia. The festival is also locally termed "eriin gurvan naadam", "the three games of men" which include wrestling, horse racing, and archery.

Naadam Festival is the only one of its kind; it is a sophisticated and eloquent expression of nomadic culture, it is the honored celebration of national independence, and it is an outstanding combination of arts and sports. Even, the core of the festival – three manly sports – the wrestling, horseracing, and archery, embrace many elements of arts, such as singing, dancing, and performing.

Nomadic Mongolians have known when to throw the parties. Naadam Festival is held in the most enjoyable month of the most pleasant season in the country. Therefore, everyone takes the opportunity and enjoys the Festival in diverse schedules such as traveling to the countryside, camping out, and gathering in their closest herds.

The stamp issued in the year 1976 comes with the denomination of 20 mongo and depicts a moment in the horse riding game.

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