Events in June in Mongolia

June is one of the best times to recommend for you to travel in Mongolia. The colorful and pleasant month when you can also catch several events in Mongolia.

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June is getaway to summer

Nomadic Naadam 

Date: June 6, June 16, June 27
Location: Mongol nomadic camp (55km from Ulaanbaatar to the west)

This is a mini version of Mongolian famed Naadam festival organized by Mongol Nomadic camp. The festival begins with Mongolian long song and traditional horse-head fiddle /Morin Khuur/ performance. There you can enjoy and experience legendary *Three Manly Games* of the Mongols including Wrestling, Horse riding, and Archery. You will have a golden chance to see and photograph these games, traditional concerts, and local participants as much as up close to you. You can take a short trip to explore this Nomadic Naadam and have an unforgettable memory of Mongol tradition within one day travel.


Annual Crane Festival 

Date: June 7, 2019
Location: Binder soum, Khentii province 

The annual Festival of Crane will be held June 7 on Shore of Tsagaan Lake, Binder soum of Khentii province. There are 15 species of cranes around the world and six of them are in Mongolia. The festival aims to introduce white-naped crane which is on the endangered animals’ list. There you can see traditional three manly sports, a tour of observing crane and shows of introducing nomadic life in this special festival. This festival gives you great bird watching and observing memories while your travel in the homeland of legendary Chinggis Khan.


Wind of Steppes - Moto Music festival 

Date: June 8-9, 2019
Location:  Tsonjin Boldog, Ulaanbaatar

This festival is quite a unique festival connected with motorcycle riders with all types of motorcycles such as Chopper and more. The festival aims to show Moto sports of Mongolia, its development and exchange experiences with other foreign country’s participants. The festival will be held in Chonjin Boldog where Chinggis Khan Equestrian Statue is on June 10, 2018, officially and motorcycle riders start from Ulaanbaatar city together. There will be a music festival in the evening out there. If you want to enjoy Mongolian Moto sport and modern music while in your travel in Mongolia, you should participate in this festival in June.


Asia Folk 2019 Festival 

Date-  June 12-16, 2019

Location- Ulaanbaatar

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Asian Championship of Folklore - Asia Folk 2019 - will be held for the first time in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Organizers hope this event high in importance to become one of the most important cultural events in Asia.Formations that can take part in the competition program are folklore ensembles, song and dance groups, choirs, clubs for folk dances, groups for old urban songs, brass bands and folk orchestras and individual performers and duet. More than 20 countries from Asia are anticipating to partcipate in this festival and there will be many events as parade with trdaitional clothes, opening gala concert and fireworks. 


The ceremony of Gongor Bumba 

Date: June 20-22, 2019
Location: Amarbaysgalant monastery, Selenge province

The celebration of Gongor Bumba in Amarbaysgalant monastery is one of the most important holidays for Mongolian Buddhists. This yearly event is organized to make offerings for Gongor( White Buddha), a protective deity who abolishes difficulties and makes people abundant in property and food. This largest of the religious rituals will take place on June 20 -22 and religious worshippers, followers and lamas believe that Gongor ingot ceremony brings plenty of wealth and gather once a year at Amarbayasgalant monastery. The amarbaysgalant monastery is one of the must-see attractions of both religious and historical destinations if you make a trip to Mongolia.


Mongolian Gobi Ultra Marathon - 2019

Date: June 28-July 6 , 2019
Location: Matad soum, Dornod province

“Mongolian Gobi Ultra marathon 225km will be held on Menen steppes of Matad soum Dornod Province on June 28- July 6  2019. Every year this marathon chooses different areas of Mongolia and this year it will be in eastern part of the country, Dornod province where legendary endless Menen steppes with over 90km long and 60km wide. The Marathon covers Menen Steppe, Sukhbaatar, Khentii Provinces, and Tsonjin Boldog. For those runners, travelers, challenges and adventure seekers, it will be a great adventure trial of experience to explore endless steppes of Mongolia.


Hunnu music festival

Date – June 30

Location- Tsonjin Boldog, Chinggis Khan Equestrian Statue

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Named after, one of Mongolian powerful empire and also one of world’s 7 biggest civilization, Hunnu festival is organized on purpose of introducing local tourism and modern Mongolia through all genre’s of electronic ,hip hop and dance music of Mongolia and worldwide. The festival is hold in Chinggis Khaan statue complex each year. 

Ulaanbaatar Food Festival 

Date: June 16, 2019
Location: Night Light Street 

The 6th annual UB food festival will be held on June 17 at the Light Night Street, which is the first car free street of Ulaanbaatar. If you want to taste all the great foods from UB’s most recognized restaurants at a low price, this unique festival will give you a golden chance. Restaurants in UB city is well recognized by its world class service and taste by both foreigners and city residents. There are many interesting activities and competitions among restaurants and participants such as street food show and several funny eating challenges. At the same time, you can enjoy watching professional chefs from Mongolian top restaurant performing a cooking show on stage, also you can see Mongolian traditional and modern music performances in there. If you want to feel modern Mongolian lifestyle, food, music and also nightlife in a city tour of UB, go to the Light Night Street and feel this food festival.


June in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar is one of 100 cities with the youngest population, with 63.9% of its residents are younger than 35-year-olds. The territory of Ulaanbaatar is larger than 96 countries in the world such as Luxemburg, Monaco, and Singapore. Rapidly developing capital Ulaanbaatar’s life becomes more effective and enjoyable during summer and autumn. Especially, June in UB city life is quite active with interesting things available both to Mongolians and foreigners. Traditional folk concerts, modern theater performances and also open-air concerts in stadium and streets can be more often found around the city in June. Various cinemas, amazing museums and religious monasteries in UB give you to explore its unique and rare history of the country. Most of the museums in UB will open to people throughout the whole week. Just a few kilometers out of Ulaanbaatar city, you can able to see beautiful nature scenery, peaceful and vast steppes, also nomadic life, and feel both modern and ancient life of Mongolia.


It is the month of June, The month of leaves and roses, When pleasant sights salute the eyes and pleasant scents the noses.





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