Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival also known Duanwu Jie falls on the fifth day on fifth lunar month of every year. This year, it corresponds to June 20. Since 2008, it has been considered a public holiday. Main activities during this time include eating zongzi (steamed glutinous rice with various fillings wrapped in reed or bamboo leaves), […]

Ulaanbaatar Naadam Festival

The biggest event of the Mongolian year for foreigners and locals alike is the Naadam Festival held in July in Ulaanbaatar. Wrestling, archery and horse racing are held during the first and second days. Very little happens on the third day, so get drunk the day before, and use it to recover from a hangover like everybody […]