Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania

Nogoonbaatar International Eco Art Festival Invitation to the Online Public Art Day on May 1, 2021

28/04/2021 - 03:57
Visual artsIntercultural dialogue

On behalf of the Nogoonbaatar International Eco Art Festival team, we would like to cordially invite you to our Opening Public Art Day organized on the occasion of the successful implementation of the Festival, to be held online on May 1, 2021.

Join us on the Nogoonbaatar Facebook page for the following program:

14.00: Online meeting with the winners of the Painting Competition, school children

16.00:  Online meeting with the winners of the Illustration Competition for students

18.00: Online meeting with Mongolian street and public artists

20.00: Screening of the documentary film on Nogoonbaatar Eco Art Festival

Note: The documentary film is in English and Mongolian; all discussions are held in Mongolian.

The festival aims to raise public awareness on the impacts of air pollution and to bring positive changes in the attitudes and behaviours of the population living in Ger Districts of Ulaanbaatar city, through art. The festival involved 30 artists and environmental experts from Mongolia, Germany, Czech Republic and France and over 130 school children and students of Ulaanbaatar city. Within the scope of the festival, Mongolian artists created over 30 street artworks, paintings and sculptures inside and outside of the Ulliin Nuur Park and in a 600 meters long street, which connects Naran Tuul 2 Market with the Park. Additionally, 25 printed paintings and illustration works by school children and students are placed on the streets near Uuliin Nuur Park.

The festival is funded by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) and organized by the EU Delegation to Mongolia, the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Alliance Française d'Oulan Bator, the Goethe-Institut Mongolia, the Arts Council of Mongolia and the Academy of Fine Arts of Mongolia. The festival is curated by Red Corner, initiated by 976 Art Gallery.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Jiri Brodsky, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Mongolia

Céline Martin, Director of the Alliance française d'Oulan-Bator

Michael Heinst, Director of the Goethe-Institut Mongolia

Marco Ferri, Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Mongolia

Odgerel Odonchimeg, Director of the Arts Council of Mongolia

Uranchimeg Dorjsuren, Director of the Fine Arts Academy of Mongolia

Gantuya Badamgarav, Founder of the 976 Art Gallery

Contacts:

+976 94051127; 99051127 ǀ nogoonbaatar2020@gmail.com

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01/05/2021

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