Naadam Festival: Opening Ceremonies

Naadam Festival: Opening Ceremonies

Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies 'wow' us with athletes, fireworks, movie stars, and a price tag of $50-100 million, more or less. Mongolia’s Naadam Festival of ancient athletic games has its own opening ceremonies as well, with a ‘wow’ factor that's priceless. Read More



Frequently Asked Questions: Naadam Festival

Frequently Asked Questions: Naadam Festival

Colorful traditions and fiercely competitive games of the 800-year-old Naadam Festival draw thousands worldwide each July to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Rooted in athletic challenges of Genghis Khan warriors, even today Mongolia's best are still tested in wrestling, archery, and horse-riding. Read More